Baby Shower Cake

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Baby Shower Cake
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16
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Girl or boy or possibly one of each? Make this pink and blue cake for the next baby shower, or make it to give as a gift.
Jan 22, 2018


  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • Red and blue food colours
  • 1 1/2 containers Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ vanilla frosting


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms only of three 8-inch or 9-inch round pans.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Pour 1 1/2 cups of the batter into small bowl. Pour another 1 1/2 cups of the batter into one of the pans.
  • 3
    Stir 6 to 10 drops red food colour into batter in small bowl. Stir 6 to 10 drops blue food colour into batter in large bowl. Pour pink batter into another pan; pour blue batter into remaining pan. (If necessary, refrigerate 1 pan of batter until ready to bake.)
  • 4
    Bake 8-inch pans 19 to 24 minutes, 9-inch pans 17 to 22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    Place blue layer, top side down, on plate. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on blue layer almost to edge. Place white layer, top side down, on frosted layer. Spread 1/3 cup frosting on white layer almost to edge. Place pink layer, top side up, on frosted layer. Frost side and top of cake with remaining frosting. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Decorate your cake! Miniature dolls, baby rattles and pacifiers make fun and practical decorations.
  • Tip 2
    For the best possible cake colour, be certain to use 3 egg whites as directed. Egg separators are available in the baking section of most supermarkets.

Nutrition Information

320 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 51g Total Carbs, 35g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 16
Total Fat
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% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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