Crunchy, Crispy "Cakes"

Crunchy, Crispy

When is a cake not a cake? When it's a crisped rice cereal treat disguised as a cake! It's the best of both worlds. Make these easy, fun treats ahead of time and enjoy the party.

Each treat serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Prepare Cereal Treats

Make your favorite crisp rice cereal treats recipe or purchase large ready-to-eat crisp rice cereal treats. Cut treats into squares.

Step 2

Step 2: Decorate

Color small amounts of icing as desired with different colors. Fill decorating bags fitted with tip 4. Squeeze 2 different colors icing onto treat square; smooth with spatula. Where colors meet, decorate with zigzags or curving lines. Add zigzag top border. Attach M&M's® and other small candies.

Step 3

Step 3: Make Candy Candles

Cut candy sticks to about 3-1/2 inches long. Shape gum drops into flame shapes and roll in granulated sugar. Attach to candy stick with icing. Cut hole in top of cereal treat; insert candle.

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.