Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark or nonstick pans).
Make and cool cake as directed on box - except use one 8-inch round pan
and one 8-inch square pan. Check square pan for doneness about 2 minutes before
Cut round cake in half. Place cut sides against sides of square cake to
form heart shape, attaching pieces with small amount of frosting.
Spread frosting on cake. Make gumdrop flowers with assorted gumdrops: Flatten
gumdrops with rolling pin. Cut out small petal-shaped flowers. Pinch flower
in center to make it 3-dimensional. Cut out gumdrop leaves and stems. Arrange
gumdrop flowers on cake. Arrange candied orange slices to form butterfly wings
and butterfly body.
Store loosely covered.
Prep Time: 25 min | Makes: 16 servings
High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Follow High Altitude cake mix directions. Check
square pan for doneness about 2 minutes before round pan.
Keep extra sugar handy when working with gumdrops to use if they get sticky.
Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 130); Total
Fat 15g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 3 1/2g); Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 340mg; Total
Carbohydrate 53g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 38g); Protein 2g
Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 6%; Iron 8%