This recipe appeared in a story for the 50th anniversary of boxed cake mixes.
The Color Vision Cake, developed by the Betty Crocker kitchens, uses the fruit gelatin
powder of your choice to create a vibrant color and flavor. Recipe from General
1 (18.25 ounce) package pudding-included white cake mix
3 tablespoons dry gelatin powder from small box fruit-flavored gelatin; reserve remaining powder
Reserved gelatin powder
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons evaporated milk, or more as needed
3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2 (8- or 9-inch) round pans,
or use cooking spray.
Cake: Prepare cake mix as directed on package, except add the 3 tablespoons of
dry gelatin with the water. (Reserve remaining gelatin for frosting.)
Divide batter between pans. Bake and cool as directed on package.
Frosting: Beat reserved gelatin, butter and evaporated milk in medium bowl
on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl constantly.
Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. If necessary, stir
in additional evaporated milk, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until spreadable.
Fill layers and frost side and top of cooled cake with frosting.