Prep Time: 30 Mins
Yields: 1 cake - 12 servings
Ingredients:1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® Cake Mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
Tray or cardboard, 15 x 12 inches, covered
2/3 cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy® Chocolate Frosting (from 1-lb container)
1 cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy® Vanilla Frosting (from 1-lb container)
1 chocolate-covered mint patty
1 gum ball
1 ring-shaped hard candy
1 roll Betty Crocker® Fruit by the Foot® Chewy Fruit Snack strawberry or other red chewy fruit snack (from 4.5-oz box)
1 black licorice rope
Square-shaped candy-coated gum
Betty Crocker® Chocolate Decorating Decors
Instructions: 1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Grease bottoms and sides of 1 (8-inch) and 1 (9-inch) round cake pan with shortening or cooking spray. Make cake as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Pour into pans.
2. Bake as directed on box. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
3. Use serrated knife to cut 9-inch cake in half and cut hat as shown in diagram. Remaining half of 9-inch cake will form body of pirate. Cut 8-inch cake as directed in diagram. On tray, place cake pieces. Cut ears and nose from small pieces of cake; attach to cake with small amount of frosting. Cover; freeze 1 hour or until firm.
4. Reserve 3 teaspoons dark chocolate frosting. Frost hat with remaining dark chocolate frosting. Mix vanilla frosting with reserved chocolate frosting. Frost head, ears, nose and body of pirate with tinted vanilla frosting. Add mint patty for eye patch, marshmallow slice and gum ball for eye, and ring-shaped candy for earring. Cut fruit snack into shapes for stripes and mouth; place on cake. Cut licorice to fit hat. Add gum for teeth and chocolate decors for whiskers. Store loosely covered at room temperature.