Prep Time: 35 Mins
Yields: 12 servings
Ingredients:1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® White Cake Mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1 tube Betty Crocker® Green Gel Food Color
1 tube Betty Crocker® Red Gel Food Color
1 container Betty Crocker® Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
2 miniature chocolate covered peanut butter cup candies, unwrapped
Red string licorice, cut into 2 pieces (each 2 1/2 inches)
Instructions: 1. Heat oven to 350° F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray or shortening. Make cake mix as directed on box using water, oil and egg whites.
2. Divide batter in half. Stir 4 drops green food color into one half batter; stir 4 drops red food color into remaining batter. Pour into pans. Bake as directed on cake mix box. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pans to loosen cakes; remove cake from pans to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
3. Place each cake layer on serving plate. Frost cake rounds completely with white frosting. To decorate like ornaments, place 1 candy at top of each cake; bend licorice pieces to look like hooks. Insert licorice into top of each candy. Decorate each ornament as desired using red and green decorating gels. Store loosely covered at room temperature.