Snowman Snowball Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Cake
  • 1 12
    chocolate cake mix
  • 1 12
    cups water
  • 12
    cup oil
  • Frosting
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1
    (8 ounce) jar marshmallow cream
  • Decoration and Assembly
  • 1 12
  • 2
    candy-coated chocolates (for eyes)
  • 2
    drops white icing (for eyes)
  • 1
    orange chewy candy
  • 5 -6
    candies (mini chocolate balls)
  • 3 -4
    candies (yellow sweet tart chews)
  • 2
    candies (strawberry sour belts)
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the Cake:
  • Hand mix the cocoa, eggs, water and oil in a bowl,.
  • Pour some of the batter into a large sized (8") baking bowl and the remaining into a medium (5") baking bowl.
  • Bake at 350F: 60 minutes for the larger bowl, 30 minutes for the smaller bowl.
  • After cooling, remove the cakes from the bowls, cut a hole into the larger cake and fill with the marshmallow cream frosting.
  • For the Frosting:
  • In a stand mixer, mix butter.
  • Add the marshmallow cream; mix again.
  • Add the powdered sugar, mix again.
  • For the Assembly:
  • Place the larger cake upside down on a cake stand; this is the bottom base of the snowman.
  • Cover with the marshmallow frosting.
  • Cover the smaller cake (the snowman’s head) with the marshmallow frosting and set on top of the bottom/larger cake; you may need to use a small round cardboard as a base to the head so it doesn’t slide off.
  • Cover the snowman with coconut flakes.
  • Pipe little pupils, using the white icing, on the candy-coated chocolates; then place them down, forming the eyes.
  • Add the chewing candy on the face, forming the nose.
  • Add the mini chocolate balls, forming the mouth.
  • Place the sweet & tart chews on the body, forming the buttons.
  • And wrap the strawberry sour belts around the neck, forming the scarf.
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