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Drummer Boy Cake
Drummer Boy Cake

Drummer Boy Cake

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Cook Minutes 1 Hr 25 Min
Prep : 15 Min Cook: 1 Hr 10 Min
Looking for a fun and festive dessert? Look no further - our Drummer Boy Cake hits all the right notes. This layered chocolate cake is easier than you think and is sure to impress your guests.
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18 Servings
Original recipe yields 18 Servings
This tool adjusts ingredient amounts only, not method or nutrition information. Additional changes to equipment, baking times, etc. may be needed for recipe success.
3 cups Cool Whip Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.), divided
1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. icing sugar, divided
1/2 tsp. milk
11 Nilla Vanilla Wafers
4 oz. Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
125 pkg. (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 jar (375 mL) maraschino cherries, well drained, chopped
1 stick peelable red licorice
2 Jet-Puffed Marshmallows
2 pretzel rods
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350°F.
Step 2
Refrigerate 1 cup Cool Whip; freeze remaining Cool Whip. Meanwhile, prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers, blending dry pudding mix into batter before pouring into prepared pans. Cool cakes in pans 10 min.; invert onto wire racks. Gently remove pans. Cool cakes completely.
Step 3
Meanwhile, mix 2 Tbsp. sugar and milk. Brush onto tops of wafers; set aside. Spoon frozen Cool Whip into microwaveable bowl. Add chocolate. Microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 1 min. Let stand 15 min. to thicken.
Step 4
Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar in medium bowl with whisk until well blended. Add cherries and thawed Cool Whip; mix well. Stack cake layers on plate, filling with cream cheese mixture. Frost with chocolate mixture. Decorate with wafers and remaining ingredients to resemble drum and drumsticks. Keep refrigerated.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Prepare using Cool Whip Light Whipped Topping, Jell-O Chocolate Fat Free Instant Pudding and Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread.
Size Wise
Sweets can add enjoyment to the holiday season, but remember to keep tabs on portions.
Substitute breadsticks, Lu Crème Roulée Rolled Wafers or Oreo Sippers Wafer Cookies for the pretzel rods.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 17 g
Saturated fat 8 g
40 %
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 330 mg
14 %
Carbohydrate 60 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 41 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin A
4 %
Vitamin C
0 %
6 %
10 %
Makes 18 servings, 1 piece (116 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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