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Hole in One Cake

 Hole in One Cake
One thing's for sure...golfers won't be afraid of a "slice" on this course. On the contrary— they'll want to cut a big wedge of the cake! Game to try it yourself? Just follow the easy instructions provided for you here. It's sure to score a hole in one with any golfer you know!
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • Green paste and liquid food coloring
  • #233 multi-opening pastry tip or #2 round tip
  • Pasty bag or plastic bag with small hole cut in corner
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1 miniature chocolate kiss
  • 2 burstin' berry-flavored Fruit Roll-Ups, divided
  • 5 uncooked spaghetti noodles
  • 1 round wooden toothpick
  • 1 butterscotch chip
  • 1 miniature marshmallow

Directions

  • Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two
  • greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes;
  • remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For frosting, cream shortening, butter, sugar and vanilla in a bowl.
  • Gradually beat in milk until light and fluffy. Tint with green paste
  • food coloring. Place cake on a serving platter for 10-in. round
  • covered board; frost between layers and top and sides of cake.

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Hole in One Cake (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Insert tip into pastry or plastic bag; fill with frosting. Pipe grass
  • along bottom edge of cake.
  • Place coconut in a plastic bag; add 5-6 drops green liquid food
  • coloring. Shake until color is evenly distributed. Set aside. For
  • the green, trace a 4-in. circle on waxed paper; cut out. Place on
  • top of cake 1 in. from an edge. Sprinkle green coconut over the cake
  • top; remove the waxed paper. Insert the chocolate kiss, point side
  • down, into green for the hole.
  • For the pin, unroll one fruit roll-up. Cut a 2-1/4-in. x 2-in. x
  • 1-in. triangle from the red portion; set aside the unused portion.
  • Wrap shortest side of triangle around the end of one noodle. Insert
  • noodle into the green next to the hole.
  • For the tee, gently insert toothpick into pointed end of butterscotch
  • chip. Insert tee into cake opposite the pin. Place marshmallow on
  • tee for the golf ball.
  • From the reserved roll-up, cut a 4-3/4-in. x 1/2-in. strip out of the
  • red section for the golf bag strap; set blue portion aside. Unroll
  • second roll-up; cut between blue and red portions. Roll up red
  • portion into a 1-in. diameter tube for the golf bag. Attach the
  • strap to the side of bag. Fold the ends over top and bottom of bag,
  • leaving a 1-in. loop near the top for the handle; set aside.
  • For golf clubs, bread the remaining noodles into 4-in., 5-in. and
  • 6-in. pieces. Cut the blue portions of roll-ups into eight 2-1/2-in.
  • x 1/2-in strips. Mold each strip around one end of a noodle, forming
  • a club head. Stand the golf bag near the tee. Place golf clubs in
  • the bag and gently press bag into the cake. Editor's Note: this
  • recipe was tested with Betty Crocker brand Fun 'n' Games Fruit
  • Roll-Ups. Any two-color roll-up can be used. Yield: 8 servings.