Dec 21, 2010

Vanilla Snowflake Cake


• 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix

• 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) Jell-O Vanilla Instant Pudding, divided

• 6 squares Baker's White Chocolate

• 1/4 cup icing sugar

• 1 cup cold milk

• 3 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping

• 1/4 cup Kraft Pure Red Raspberry Jam, warmed, strained


Heat oven to 350ºF. Prepare cake batter, blending 1 pkg. dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans.Bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers.

Meanwhile, draw 3 or 4 snowflake shapes on paper, ranging in size from 1 to 3 inches in diameter. Place on tray; cover with waxed paper. Melt chocolate as directed on package; cool 5 min. Spoon into small resealable plastic bag; cut small corner off bottom of bag. Trace over snowflake patterns with chocolate, rearranging patterns as needed to make a total of 35 chocolate snowflakes. Freeze 10 min. or until chocolate is firm. Carefully transfer snowflakes to plate; refrigerate until ready to use.

Beat remaining dry pudding mix, sugar and milk in large bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in Cool Whip. Place 1 cake layer on plate; spread with jam, then 1/3 of the pudding mixture. Cover with remaining cake layer. Frost top and side of cake with remaining pudding mixture. Decorate with chocolate snowflakes. Keep refrigerated.