If you are a fan of Funfetti and cake batter, then you need to make this puppy chow. Made with real cake mix!
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This first time I saw this recipe on Pinterest I knew I had to make it eventually. But then I saw it show up on other blogs, and knew I had to make it sooner than later. Finally I made it and loved it to pieces.
The only thing that could’ve possibly made me enjoy it more would be adding peanut butter. You remember my little discussion about the funfettinutter? My list of things to make utilizing that concept keeps growing.
The only trouble I had in making this was that the sprinkles did not really stick much to the mixture. Next time, I will add the sprinkles before the powdered sugar.
(Update from “next time” 6/28/19- I forgot to add the sprinkles first and had the same problem hahaha #fail, I shipped off a batch of this puppy chow to my nephew in California for his 5th birthday party this weekend! I had originally hoped to be in attendance but a box full of goodies is almost the same thing.)
Post updated 6/28/19, picture below the recipe is the original.
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- Pour the cake mix and powdered sugar into a paper bag** or container with a lid, set aside.
- Melt Almond Bark according to the package directions, adding vegetable shortening to thin if desired.
- In a large bowl, mix together the melted white chocolate and cereal until evenly coated.
- Transfer to the paper bag, fold down the top (or put the lid on the container) and shake until the cereal is evenly coated. Add sprinkles if desired.
- Pour onto a wax paper (or silicone baking mat) lined cookie sheet, separate any large pieces that may have stuck together, and allow to harden fully. Store in an airtight container.
*Raw eggs are not the only possible source of bacterial contamination, raw flour is also a culprit. Heat treat by heating in microwave to 160 degrees F - about 1 minute stirring every 15 seconds. **If using a paper bag, be sure there the bottom is sealed well, otherwise puffs of powder will come out.
Source: Adapted slightly from So Very Blessed.