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Pizza Cake

Our kids had a great time putting together this cute creation for a Cub Scout cake auction. Using a boxed cake mix made preparation of the crust fast and easy.—Caroline Simzisko, Cordova, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2 cakes (6-8 servings each)


  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting
  • Red liquid or paste food coloring
  • 3 ounces white baking chocolate, grated
  • 2 strawberry Fruit Roll-Ups


  • Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour the batter into two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Place each cake on a 10-in. serving platter. Combine the frosting and food coloring; spread over the top of each cake to within 1/2 in. of edges. Sprinkle with grated chocolate for cheese.
  • Unroll Fruit Roll-Ups; use a 1-1/2 in. round cutter to cut into circles for pepperoni. Arrange on cakes.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 293 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 274mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Erin
    Jul 18, 2020

    Just made this for my son’s 7th birthday. It turned out great! Super easy to do and I would have never thought of it on my own.

  • dweb72
    Jul 26, 2016

    I made this in 2001 with my then 5 year old - his kindergarten class absolutely LOVED it! I am just getting ptepared to make another for my 4year old :). I even ran to the local pizza place where they were kind enough to give me a pizza box - i hope again to 'wow' the daycare kids with this special treat!

  • JMartinelli13
    Jun 4, 2016

    Baked it in a 13x9. My son said it needed "herbs" so we sprinkled the top with 2 kinds of green sprinkles at the end.

  • Warrencook
    Mar 12, 2015

    When I mixed the vanilla frosting and the red food coloring the color came out pink. The more red I added the pinker it got

  • dig1
    Mar 3, 2015

    This is very nice. I tried this once

  • dig1
    Mar 3, 2015

    This is very nice. I tried this once

  • veejis
    Apr 8, 2013

    No comment left

  • Kristens198
    Apr 8, 2013

    I made 2 nine-inch rounds and gave one away.

  • Kristens198
    Apr 5, 2013

    I made 2 nine-inch rounds and gave one away.

  • LandKA
    Apr 2, 2012

    Good for a laugh, didn't trick anyone. The frosting was pink, couldn't get it to go red! A bit fiddly cutting the super sticky fruit roll-ups! Use high quality white chocolate if you want curls, i used cheap stuff & it ended up looking more like white powder! Keep the finished cake cool until you need it, otherwise chocolate melts into the frosting & disapears! Tastes good, made everyone laugh!