Prep Time: 1 Hour, 10 minutes (Ready in 3 hours, 30 minutes)
Makes 24 Servings


2 (18.25-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Yellow Cake Mix
2 cups water
2/3 cup oil
6 eggs

2 (16-oz.) can Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Vanilla Frosting

Yellow, purple and blue icing colors (not liquid food color)

4 (6-inch) wooden skewers
2 sugar ice cream cones
Red chewy fruit snack rolls (from 4.5-oz. pkg.)
22 small gumdrops
10 large gumdrops
Green chewy fruit snack rolls (from 4.5-oz. pkg.)
12 red cinnamon candies
Yellow gummi candy strips
Pretzel sticks (3-inch)
Blue decorator sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9×5-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, combine 1 pkg. cake mix, 1 cup water, 1/3 cup oil and 3 eggs; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into 1 greased and floured pan. Repeat with remaining cake ingredients and second pan.

Bake at 350°F for 50 to 60 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cakes in pans for 15 minutes. Remove cakes from pans; place on wire rack. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.

Tint 1 1/2 cans (about 2 cups) frosting with yellow icing color. Tint 3 tablespoons frosting with purple icing color and remaining frosting with blue icing color.

Trim all sides of each loaf cake until level and cakes are rectangular. For main section of castle, place 1 loaf cake on platter or foil-covered cardboard. Cut remaining loaf cake in half vertically and stand on end of each side of main section. Attach each end cake piece using about 1 tablespoon yellow frosting and a wooden skewer. Frost entire castle with yellow frosting.

Frost ice cream cones with purple frosting. Cut red chewy fruit snack rolls into long, thin triangles. Attach triangles to cones for striped appearance; place in center on top of each end tower. Place 10 small gumdrops around each ice cream cone.

Line main section of castle with 10 large gumdrops. Cut 4 shields from red chewy fruit snack rolls; place shields on front of castle. Decorate as desired. Cut 1 door from green chewy fruit snack rolls; place in middle section of front of castle. Line door edges with about 12 red cinnamon candies. Cut about 25 to 30 yellow gummi candy strips for bricks; place randomly on castle.

Cut 14 strips of green chewy fruit snack rolls for windows; attach to front and sides. Double fold green chewy fruit snack rolls; cut 2 flags. Attach each flag to wooden skewer; insert in top of main section of castle. Double fold red chewy fruit snack rolls; cut 2 flags. Attach each flag to toothpick; break toothpick in half. Attach 2 small gumdrops to top of ice cream cones. Insert toothpick into gumdrops on top of ice cream cones.

Frost around cake with blue frosting for water. Sprinkle with blue decorator sugar. Place pretzel sticks in front of door for bridge. Remove skewers and toothpicks from cake before serving.

HIGH ALTITUDE (ABOVE 3500 FEET): For each loaf, add 1/2 cup flour to dry cake mix. Remove 1 cup batter before pouring remaining batter into pan. Bake at 375°F. for 50 to 60 minutes. Bake leftover 1 cup batter from each loaf as directed on package for cupcakes.

Another option for a Castle Cake, is to purchase the Castle Cake Pan from Birthday Express for your Princess Birthday Party!