Friday, August 22, 2014

Metropolitan Cake - Box Mix Makeover!

With just a few simple ingredients, you can turn a box cake mix into something special!  This cake is a copycat of my favorite Entenmann's cakes that has been discontinued!  No fear, it's simple to make yourself!

1 box French Vanilla Cake Mix
1 container Homestyle Cream Cheese Frosting
Seedless Red Raspberry Jam
Bake cake according to package directions and let cool completely.  Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.  
Put about 1 cup of jam into a disposable piping bag or zip lock bag and cut off corner of bag.
Pipe lines across frosting.  Take a toothpick and pull through jam and frosting in the opposite direction to make a pattern.  Top with coconut.


  1. I've eaten way more than my share of Entenmann's in my time Patti! The cake looks great, wish I had a piece with my coffee right now:@)

    1. Thanks Lynn! I keep grabbing a fork full as I walk by...hard to resist!

  2. For a box mix this sounds delightfully easy and delicious. My mom thought box mixes were a saving grace for our family of six. She made a dessert every day. She could delegate this to me when I got home from school. Your idea of the raspberry jam is pretty and adds a nice touch. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa


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