Merry-Go-Round Cake

5  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 1 hr 40 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (141 g) each.


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Merry-Go-Round Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup cold skim milk
  • 2 cups thawed Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 cup fruit-flavoured mini marshmallows
  • 12 Lu Crème Roulée Rolled Wafers
  • 12 Barnum's Animal Crackers Cookies

Instructions

  • Prepare  cake batter and bake as directed on package for 3-L fluted tube pan. Cool in pan 10 min.; invert onto wire rack. Cool cake completely. Transfer to plate.
  • Beat  dry pudding mix, sugar and milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in Cool Whip. Spread onto cake. Press marshmallows into frosting around bottom of cake. Insert wafers into top of cake as shown in photo. Place 1 animal cracker at base of each wafer.
  • Top  wafers with 10-inch paper doily for the merry-go-round roof. (See Tip.) Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

How to Make the Merry-Go-Round RoofCut slit from edge just to centre of 10-inch paper doily. Overlap 2 edges slightly to form peaked top; secure with tape.

Special ExtraTint Cool Whip with food colouring as desired before using to frost cake.

Size-WiseDessert can be part of a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, 1 piece (141 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 410 
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 460 mg
  • Carbohydrate 59 g
  • Dietary fibre 1 g
  • Sugars 37 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 8 %DV

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