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Home > Recipes > Easy Christmas Tree Cake

Easy Christmas Tree Cake Recipe

Easy Christmas Tree Cake
  • Fun for Kids

  • Quick & Easy

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  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 package (about 18 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Holiday Candy Coated Bits
  • 2 cans (16-oz. each) vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
  • 1 tube (4.25 oz. each) red decorator icing and brown decorator icing
  • 2 tubes (4.25 oz. each) green decorating icing, divided
  • 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • TWIZZLERS PULL 'N' PEEL Cherry Flavored Candy


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

2. Place peanut butter chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until smooth when stirred. Prepare cake mix as directed on package with water, eggs and oil; blend in melted chip mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.

3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely.

4. Cut cake as directed on diagram. Frost top and sides of Piece A with vanilla frosting; place on large serving plate or tray. Using leaf tip and green decorator icing, make tree branches about 1-1/2 inches long, starting at bottom of tree. Press holiday bits onto top of cake; lightly press into branches.

4. Frost top and sides of Piece B with brown decorator icing for trunk; attach to bottom of tree. Frost top and sides of Piece C with red decorator icing for pot; attach to bottom of trunk.

5. Frost other pieces with vanilla frosting for packages. Decorate with strands of Pull 'N' Peel and holiday bits, as desired. 12 to 15 servings.

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