Christmas Tree Cakes

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Christmas Tree Cakes

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Recipe Data

16
Servings
30min
Prep
1hr
Total

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    Description

    Get into the holiday spirit with these elegant and easy Christmas tree cakes dipped in melted white chocolate. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 16
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    1 Hy-Vee Bakery quarter sheet unfrosted white cake
    3 (10-oz. each) pkgs. white chocolate melting wafers
    8 Hy-Vee pretzel rods
    Gold food-color mist spray
    16 Hy-Vee milk chocolate stars
    Nonpareils, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Large rimmed baking pan
    • Parchment paper
    • Medium microwave-safe bowl

    Directions

    1. Cut cake in half lengthwise. Cut each half into 8 triangles to make 16 triangles total. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. Place a wire rack in the baking pan. Transfer cake triangles to wire rack; set aside. 

    2. Place white chocolate wafers in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH at 30-second intervals until melted, stirring each time. Break pretzel rods in half crosswise. Spray with gold food-color mist spray; let dry.

    3. Dip one end of each pretzel half into melted chocolate and insert it into the bottom of each triangle, fully coating tops and sides. Spray milk chocolate stars with gold mist spray; add to tops of trees. Add nonpareils in rows to each tree; let dry. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    480 Calories per serving
    1 tree

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 23g
    • Cholesterol: 25mg
    • Sodium: 370mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 64g
    • Protein: 6g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 10%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 4%