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Black Cat Jamboree Cake

Prep Time:45 min
Cook Time:40 min
Yield:12 servings


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 package Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Devil's Food Premium Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 (16 oz.) can Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • 1 black licorice twist, cut in half lengthwise
  • 2 strands black string licorice
  • 6 chocolate covered mint patties
  • 1 small black gumdrop
  • 2 large orange gumdrops


  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a 13 x 9-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray. Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package using oil, water and eggs. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.

  2. 2.
    SPREAD frosting over top of cake. To decorate, place licorice twist halves on cake to resemble fence, using twists for fence. To make 3 cats, use 2 mints for each cat; place on fence. Use string licorice for tails and whiskers. Cut ears from black gumdrop; place on cats. On sugared surface, roll out orange gumdrops; cut into crescent moon shape. Place on cake.

  3. TIP
    Any flavor cake mix can be substituted. Follow directions on package.

    High Altitude (above 3500 ft.):

  5. 1.
    ADD 1/3 cup flour to dry cake mix. Increase water to 1 1/3 cups. Bake as directed above.


Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of cake), Calories 470 (Calories from Fat 180), Total Fat 20g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 2g), Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 430mg, Total Carbohydrate 72g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 52g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 8%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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