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Popcorn Candy Cake

 Popcorn Candy Cake
This fun cake's made of popcorn. It's sweetened with gumdrops and miniature marshmallows, so kids loves it!—Roberta Uhl, Summerville, Oregon
16-18 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 5 quarts popped popcorn
  • 1 package (24 ounces) spiced gumdrops
  • 1 cup salted peanuts

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, melt the marshmallows, oil and butter; stir
  • until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, gumdrops and
  • peanuts. Stir in marshmallow mixture; toss to coat. Press into a
  • greased 10-in. tube pan. Cover and refrigerate for 5 hours or
  • overnight.
  • Dip pan in hot water for 5-10 seconds to unmold. Slice cake with an
  • electric or serrated knife. Yield: 16-18 servings.
Editor's Note: A two-piece tube pan is not recommended for this recipe.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 458 calories, 22 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.