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Hello Kitty® Cake

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  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12
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Use our Hello Kitty® template to make this easy cake!
Created May 14, 2018
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ white cake mix
  • Water, oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • Red liquid food colour
  • Tray or cardboard (15x12 inches), covered with wrapping paper and plastic food wrap or foil
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ vanilla frosting
  • 1 red Fruit by the Foot™ fruit-flavoured snack
  • 2 black jelly beans
  • 1 yellow Jordan almond (sugared almond) or other oval-shaped yellow candy
  • 2 pieces black licorice
  • black decorating gel


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make cake batter as directed on box. Colour batter with red food colour to reach desired shade of pink. Bake cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan. Cool 10 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Place cake in freezer 30 minutes before cutting to reduce crumbs.
  • 2
    Place cake top side up on tray. Place Hello Kitty diagram on cake (template can be found in the Introduction); using serrated knife, cut Hello Kitty shape from cake using diagram as a guide.
  • 3
    Frost with thin layer of frosting to seal in crumbs. Freeze about 30 minutes to set frosting. Frost entire cake with remaining frosting.
  • 4
    Cut 3 inches from a red Fruit By The Foot™; set aside. Use remaining Fruit By The Foot™ to create a loop 5 inches in length. Wrap remaining Fruit By The Foot™ around the loop. Pinch centre and wrap the 3 inch piece around centre. Separate ends to create bow. Place bow on right ear of cake. Place black jelly beans on face to make eyes, followed by almond in centre of face. Cut each piece of black licorice into 3 pieces to make whiskers. Place 3 whiskers on each side of face. Use black decorating gel to outline cake.

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  • Tip 2
    Surprise! This cake is pink inside (thanks to a little food colour) for an added Hello Kitty® touch.

Nutrition Information

360 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 58g Total Carbs, 22g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 12 servings
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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