Strum-Along Guitar Cake

5  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 1 hr 30 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (73 g) each.


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Strum-Along Guitar Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (2 layer-size) cake mix
  • 3 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping, divided
  • 8 drops blue food colouring
  • 1 tsp. yellow food colouring
  • 5 pieces red string licorice (16 inch)
  • 9 fruit-flavoured mini marshmallows
  • Oreo Cookie

Instructions

  • Prepare  cake batter and bake as directed on package for 13x9-inch pan, lining pan with foil sprayed with cooking spray before adding batter. Cool cake in pan 15 min. Use foil handles to transfer cake from pan to wire rack. Remove foil. Cool cake completely. Cut cake into pieces as shown in diagram. Discard cake trimmings or reserve for snacking. Arrange cake pieces on platter as shown in photo to resemble guitar.
  • Tint  1 cup Cool Whip with blue food colouring; spread onto top and sides of neck of guitar. Tint remaining Cool Whip with yellow food colouring; spread onto remaining cake.
  • Cut  1 licorice string into 2-inch lengths. Arrange 6 pieces on neck of guitar for the frets. Decorate with all remaining ingredients as shown in photo. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

SubstituteOmit licorice pieces. Draw guitar strings and frets with 1 Tbsp. black decorating gel.

Variation Tint Cool Whip with your favourite colours before using to frost cake.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 1 piece (73 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 220 
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Carbohydrate 28 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Sugars 19 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 4 %DV

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