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Christmas Tree Cake

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Category: Holiday, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 pk Cake Mix (any flavor)
  • 5 c Confectioners' Sugar
  • 3/4 c Crisco Shortening
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1/3 c Non-dairy Creamer
  • 2 ts Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Green Food Coloring
  • Peppermint Candies
  • Pretzel Rods
  • Large Gumdrops


Preheat the oven to 350~F. Grease and flour a 13x9
pan. Prepare, bake and cool cake following package
For decorator frosting: Combine confectioners sugar,
shortening, water, non-dairy creamer, vanilla and salt
in large bowl. Beat at medium speed with electric
mixer for 3 minutes. Beat at high speed for 5 min. Add
more confectioners sugar to thicken or more water to
thin as needed. Reserve 1 c frosting. Tint remaining
frosting w/ green food coloring. Cut cooled cake
diagonally and invert one piece so that the cake takes
on a tree shape with a wide base. Spread green
frosting over cake. Decorate tree with reserved white
frosting and peppermint candies. Make trunk from
pretzel rods. Roll out large gumdrop and cut with star
cookie cutter. Top tree with gumdrop star. Serves:
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