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cakes for kids Monkey Cake Prep Time: 50 Minutes Start to Finish: 3 Hours 45 Minutes Servings: 15 Cake stantly. Beat on high speed 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour batter into pan. 3. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. 4. Cut cake as shown in diagram. If desired, freeze cake pieces uncovered about 1 hour for easier frosting. 5. In large bowl, mix butter and baking chocolate with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Beat in 3 cups powdered sugar. Beat in 2 teaspoons vanilla and enough milk until smooth and spreadable. In small bowl, reserve 2 tablespoons frosting; stir in 1 tablespoon powdered sugar. Set aside. 6. On tray, arrange cake pieces to form monkey as shown in diagram, trimming pieces 2 and 3 to fit for arms. Spread frosting on sides and top of cake, attaching pieces with small amount of frosting. Make lines in frosting with tines of fork to look like fur, leaving face area smooth. 7. Place reserved frosting in decorating bag fitted with writing tip. Pipe outlines of face and hands. Add banana chips for eyes, attaching chocolate chips in center with small amount of frosting. Add pecan half for nose. Place banana in monkey’s hand. Store loosely covered at room temperature. High altitude (3500-6500 ft): Decrease flour to 2 cups. Decrease shortening to ½ cup. Nutrition Information Per Serving: 1 ServINg FroSted Cake (UNdeCorated): Calories 470 (Calories from Fat 190); Total Fat 21g (Saturated Fat 9g); Cholesterol 45mg; Sodium 330mg; Total Carbohydrate 65g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 4g 2¼ 12⁄3 ¾ 2 ⁄3 1¼ 1¼ 1 ¼ 1 2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour cups granulated sugar cup shortening cup unsweetened baking cocoa cups water teaspoons baking soda teaspoon salt teaspoon baking powder teaspoon vanilla eggs FroSTing ½ cup butter or margarine, softened 3 oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled 3 cups powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla About 3 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon powdered sugar DeCoraTionS 2 2 1 1 Tray or cardboard (16x14 inches), covered Decorating bag with writing tip #4 banana chips semisweet chocolate chips pecan half baby (dwarf or finger) banana 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9inch pan with shortening, and lightly flour; or spray pan with baking spray with flour. 2. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl con- Cut cake to form body and arms. 2 1 3 Arrange pieces to form monkey. 2 1 3 16 Betty Crocker Birthday Parties

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Betty Crocker Birthday Parties

Betty Crocker Birthday Parties
Birthday Party Menus
Cakes for Kids
Pirate Cake
Flip-Flops Cake
Little Deuce Coupe Cakes
Little Red Barn Cake
Castle Cake
Monkey Cake
Dinosaur Cake
Soccer Ball Cake
Cell Phone Cake
Building Blocks Cakes
Super Sour Cake
Teddy Bear Cupcakes
Goin’ Fishin’ Cupcakes
Polka Dot Cake
Bug Cupcakes
Cakes for Adults
Chocolate-Cherry Cola Cake
Deep Dark Mocha Torte
Key Lime-Coconut Angel Cake
Pink Almond Party Cake
Margarita Cake
Sailboat Cake
Purse Cake
Piña Colada Cupcakes
Pretty in Pink Cupcakes
Marshmallow Flower Cupcakes
Festive Appetizers
Open-Face Peanut Butter Nibbles
Brie and Cherry Pastry Cups
Sesame Toast-Vegetable Bites
Genoa Salami Stacks
Grilled Taco Nachos
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Dip
Surf and Turf Kabobs
Tropical Prosciutto Bites
Party Time Snack Mix
Caribbean Shrimp
Springtime Deviled Eggs
Party-Size Main Dishes
Baby Burgers
Chicken and Spinach-Stuffed Shells
Layered Chicken Salad
Turkey and Dried Cherry Salad
Large-Crowd Sloppy Joes
Beef and Pork Barbecue Sandwiches
Caesar Chicken Subs
Turkey-Cucumber-Dill Sandwiches
Ham and Cheese Tortilla Toll-Ups
Italian Country Sandwich
Twisted Pizza Dogs
Italian Chicken Fingers
Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Barbecue Sauce
Crispy Herbed Fish Fillets
Cheeseburger Pizza
Meatball Lasagna
Creamy Chicken Lasagna
Turkey-Green Chile Enchiladas
Burgundy Beef Stew
Do-Ahead Chicken-Leek Strata
Celebratory Sides & Drinks
Dill-Potato Salad
Creamy Coleslaw
Mixed Greens Salad with Warm Walnut Dressing
Strawberry-Melon-Spinach Salad
Taos Tumble Salad
Garden Medley Salad
Tortellini, Broccoli and Bacon Salad
Picnic Pasta Salad
Raspberry-Mint-Marshmallow Crème Dip
Cheesy Texas Toast
Citrus-Macadamia Nut Bread
Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade
Cosmo Slush
Frozen Strawberry Margaritas
Nutrition and Recipe Testing Guidelines

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