“A real pretty cake and just right for summer.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 (3 ounce) package watermelon gelatin
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 14 cups water
  • 14 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 12 cups prepared vanilla frosting or 2 12 cups cream cheese frosting, divided
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring (gel)
  • chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Combine cake mix, gelatin, eggs, water and oil.
  2. Beat on low speed just until moistened.
  3. Beat on high for 2 minutes or until well blended.
  4. Pour into two greased and floured 9 inch round pans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 10 minutes;remove from pans and cool completely.
  7. Set aside 2 tablespoons frosting for decorating.
  8. Place 1 1/4 cup frosting in a bowl; tint red.
  9. Tint remaining frosting green.
  10. Place one cake layer on a serving plate; spread with 1/2 cup red frosting to within 1/4 inch of edges.
  11. Top with second cake.
  12. Frost top with remaining red frosting to within 3/4 inch of edges.
  13. Frost sides and top edge with green frosting.
  14. Place reserved white frosting in a frosting bag or plastic bag with corner cut out.
  15. Pipe around top edge of cake where green and red frosting meets.
  16. For seeds, insert chocolate chips upside down into cake top.

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