Sunday, March 17, 2013

St. Patrick's Day Bundt Cake

I love baking for the holidays, and with today being St. Patrick's Day, I couldn't resist!  I found this recipe on Love From the Oven, so thank you so much Christi for the wonderful idea!  And if you like this recipe, you should check out Love From the Oven  for other great dessert ideas!

St. Patrick’s Day Bundt Cake

Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
Prep: 40
Cook: 35-45 min
Yield: 8-12

1 box of Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® French Vanilla cake mix
1 cup of water
½ cup of vegetable oil
3 eggs
Green food coloring
1 (12 oz) can Betty Crocker® Whipped Butter Cream Frosting
Sprinkles (Optional)

1. Heat the oven to 325°F. Generously grease a 12-cup tube cake pan and set aside.
2. Make the cake batter as directed on the box.
3. Measure 1 cup of the batter and pour it into a bowl. Add a few drops of the green food coloring and mix well until the batters turns a pastel green. Pour another cup of the batter into a different bowl and add more green food coloring. Mix well until it turns an emerald green.
4. Pour the emerald green cake mix into the bottom of the greased pan. Carefully pour the white batter over the emerald green batter.  Then slowly pour the pastel green batter over the white batter.
*Tip: The pastel green batter does not need to completely cover the white batter. It looks better if it just forms a ring in the center of the white batter.
5. Bake as directed on box or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. (Each oven is different, but I baked mine for about 35 minutes.) Let the cake cool for about 5 minutes. Then turn the pan upside down onto a cooling rack that is placed over a sheet of wax paper. Allow the cake to cool completely, about 30 minutes.
6. Once the cake is cool, equally divide the frosting into 3 bowls. Microwave the white frosting for about 15 seconds on high until it is smooth enough to drizzle over the cake. With a spoon, drizzle the white frosting back and forth around the whole ring in a striping pattern until you use it all.
7. Then microwave one of the other bowls. Before drizzling, mix in a few drops of the green food coloring until it turns a pastel green. Drizzle it over the cake just as you did the white icing until it is completely used.
8. Repeat with the last bowl and make the icing an emerald green.
9. Coat the top of the cake with sprinkles while the icing is still warm so the sprinkles will stick. Set the cake aside to completely cool.

Do you have a St. Patrick's Day treat you make for you and your family?  Let me know about it!

Take a look at these great link parties where I also posted a link to this recipe!

Domestic Superhero
Or so she says
Too Much Time On My Hands
Polkadot Pretties

No comments:

Post a Comment

I hope you enjoyed stopping by! I always love reading comments and questions so please feel free!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...