Party Time Purse Cake

Fans of dress up and fashion trends will love this clever purse confection. Don’t forget to get some decorating tips from the birthday girl!

Cook time: X min | Prep time: X min | Serves: X | Yields: X
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
  • water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1 1/2 containers Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy white frosting
  • Betty Crocker® blue gel food color
  • decorating bag with tips
  • 1 plastic plate
  • 1 or 2 large marshmallows
  • Betty Crocker® colored sugar
  • candy-coated chocolate candies
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make, bake and cool cake as directed on box for 13x9-inch pan.
  2. Cut cake crosswise in half. On serving plate, place 1 cake piece; spread top with 2 Tbsp. white frosting from 1/2 container. Top with second cake piece. Stand cake pieces on end with cut sides down. Freeze 1 hour.
  3. Stir food color into 1 container of frosting to tint light blue. Spread entire cake with light blue frosting.
  4. Along front and top of cake, mark outline of an elongated V-shape with toothpick for purse flap. Stir food color into remaining 1/2 container of frosting to tint dark blue; frost purse flap with dark blue frosting. Place remaining dark blue frosting in decorating bag fitted with writing tip #7 or #8; pipe shell border along purse flap and edges of purse.
  5. Cut rim from plastic plate; cut rim in half. Insert into top of cake for handle. Decorate purse with candies. Cut marshmallow with dampened kitchen scissors into slices; sprinkle with colored sugar. Arrange marshmallow slices on purse for clasp. Press candy onto center of clasp. Store loosely covered.

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