Watermelon Cake

Recipe by morelhunter
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package watermelon gelatin
  • 1 14
    cups water
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil
  • 2 12
    cups prepared vanilla frosting or 2 1/2 cups cream cheese frosting, divided
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring (gel)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine cake mix, gelatin, eggs, water and oil.
  • Beat on low speed just until moistened.
  • Beat on high for 2 minutes or until well blended.
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9 inch round pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes;remove from pans and cool completely.
  • Set aside 2 tablespoons frosting for decorating.
  • Place 1 1/4 cup frosting in a bowl; tint red.
  • Tint remaining frosting green.
  • Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1/2 cup red frosting to within 1/4 inch of edges.
  • Top with second cake.
  • Frost top with remaining red frosting to within 3/4 inch of edges.
  • Frost sides and top edge with green frosting.
  • Place reserved white frosting in a frosting bag or plastic bag with corner cut out.
  • Pipe around top edge of cake where green and red frosting meets.
  • For seeds, insert chocolate chips upside down into cake top.
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