Black Cat Jamboree Cake

Black Cat Jamboree Cake from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Cakes

  • Prep Time: 45 min
  • Cook Time: 40 min
  • Ready Time: 150 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

Preparation Directions

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

High Altitude (above 3500 ft.):

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

Nutritional Information Per Serving

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.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.