Snowman Snowball Cake
Who needs a snowfall to make a charming, Christmas-y snowman? This chocolate-coconut-marshmallow snowman will illuminate any home.
- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 1 1⁄2 chocolate cake mix
- 4 eggs
- 1 1⁄2 cups water
- 1⁄2 cup oil
- 1⁄2 cup butter
- 1 (8 ounce) jar marshmallow cream
- 1 cup powdered sugar
Decoration and Assembly
- 1 1⁄2 cups coconut flakes
- 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)
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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