Betty Crocker Flip-Flops Cake

This is just too sweet! I bake from scratch but this is a really fun project for the summer for families!

FLIP-FLOPS Cake – Betty Crocker

Flip-flopping on what to serve for dessert? Create the talk of the dessert table with delicious colorful “sandals.”

Prep Time:45 min
Start to Finish:2 hr 30 min
Makes:15 servings

1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
Tray or cardboard, covered with foil
2 containers Betty Crocker® Whipped vanilla frosting
Assorted food colors
About 40 small round candy-coated fruit-flavored chewy candies
Assorted colors Betty Crocker® decorating icing (in 4.25-oz tubes) or Betty Crocker® Easy Flow decorating icing (in 6.4-oz cans)
1 roll Betty Crocker® Fruit by the Foot® Green Apple Wave® chewy fruit snack (from 4.5-oz box)
2 edible pansy or silk daisy flowers

Instructions:
1. Heat oven to 350°(325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Make cake as directed on box for 13×9-inch pan. Cool 15 minutes. Run knife around sides of pan to loosen cake; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
2. Cut cake lengthwise in half. Continue cutting each piece to form flip-flop shape as shown in diagram. Place pieces on tray. Freeze pieces uncovered about 1 hour for easier frosting if desired.

3. In small bowl, mix 1 cup frosting with food color to make desired color; frost sides of each flip-flop. In another small bowl, mix 1 cup frosting with second food color to make desired color; frost top of each flip-flop. Place small candies around side edge of each flip-flop to look like jewels. Decorate top of each flip-flop with decorating icing. Cut two 6-inch pieces from fruit roll; cut pieces lengthwise in half. Arrange on flip-flops for straps. Just before serving, top with flowers. Store loosely covered.

NOTE: The sandal pattern is available on their site link above.

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