Ellen Bales


Oh, I am SO making this with my granddaughter as soon as we get the chance. She will love it and so will I! This would be great to serve at summer parties.
Recipe & photo: BettyCrocker.com


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
35 Min


  • 1/2 c
    plus 2 tbsp. miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 box
    betty crocker super moist white cake mix
  • ·
    water, oil, and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1 pkg
    (.13 oz) cherry-flavored or other red-colored unsweetened soft drink mix
  • 1 can(s)
    betty crocker whipped fluffy white frosting
  • ·
    green and red food colors
  • 2.3 c
    green jelly beans



  1. Grease or spray two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans. In a small bowl, toss 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips with 1 Tbsp. of the cake mix. In a large bowl, beat remaining cake mix, the water, oil, egg whites and drink mix with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in the 1/2 cup chocolate chips. Pour into pans.
  2. Bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven as directed on cake mix box for 8- or 9-inch rounds. Cool as directed.
  3. In a small bowl, stir 1 cup of the frosting with 10 to 12 drops green food color. Stir 10 to 12 drops red food color into remaining frosting. Frost sides of cakes with green frosting; press green jelly beans into frosting. Frost tops of cakes with red frosting; press remaining 2 Tbsp. chocolate chips into frosting for seeds. If desired, cut cakes crosswise in half and arrange "slices" randomly on tray. To serve, cut into wedges. Store loosely covered.

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Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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