Beautiful Butterfly Cake

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“I made this cake for my daughter's 4th birthday. I found the idea on Kraft's website. Here's the link so you can see the original, because I didn't decorate it according to the recipe. But it was still cute!!”
1 cake

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 18 ounces yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 12 cup oil
  • 1 13 cups water
  • 13 cup raspberry jam
  • 12 Oreo cookies
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip Topping, thawed
  • assorted food coloring
  • 1 cup post Fruity Pebbles cereal
  • assorted ring-shaped hard candies
  • mini oreo bite size chocolate sandwich style cookies


  1. Prepare and bake cake batter as directed on package for two 9-inch round layers. Cool completely on wire racks.
  2. Cut layers crosswise in half. Spread two of the cake halves with jam; top with remaining two cake halves to form two stacks.
  3. To assemble, arrange cookies in center of large board or tray with edges slightly overlapping to form the "butterfly's body," securing cookies to each other with small amount of the whipped topping.
  4. Arrange cake stacks around body to resemble the "butterfly's wings.".
  5. Tint remaining whipped topping with food coloring as desired. Spread onto cake stacks. Decorate butterfly with tinted whipped topping, cereal, candies and mini cookies.

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