Boot Cake Recipe

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Boot Cake
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  • 1 package cake mix of your choice (regular size)
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 5 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • food coloring of your choice


  1. Line a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan with waxed paper; grease the paper.
  2. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using prepared pan. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Wrap and freeze overnight.
  3. Cover a 20-in. x 15-in. board with gift wrap or foil. Level cake top.
  4. To make boot, beginning from a short side, cut a 2-in.-wide strips. Cut strip into two pieces, one 5-1/2 in. x 2 in. and one 2-1/2 in. x 2 in. Cut a 10-in. x 2-1/2-in. strip from the large rectangle.
  5. To assemble base of boot, center the 10-in. x 2-1/2-in. piece widthwise on board 5 in. from bottom. Place remaining large rectangle on the right side, forming a backward L. Place the 2-1/2-in. x 2-in. piece under the long strip, forming the heal, and place remaining strip on the other side, forming the sole. Using a serrated knife, round corners of boot toe, sole, heal and top.
  6. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy. Add confectioners’ sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth. Set aside 1 cup. Spread remaining frosting over top and sides of cake.
  7. Tint reserved frosting desired color. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert round tip. Fill bag with tinted frosting.
  8. Outline boot shape along bottom and top edges of cake. Fill in heel and toe on cake top, smoothing with a metal icing spatula. With remaining frosting and Skittles, decorate boot as desired. Yield: 16-20 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 429.32 Kcal (1797 kJ)
Calories from fat 30.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.35g 5%
Cholesterol 5.78mg 2%
Sodium 234.01mg 10%
Potassium 26.54mg 1%
Total Carbs 100.62g 34%
Sugars 86.35g 345%
Dietary Fiber 0.33g 1%
Protein 1.46g 3%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 75.1mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 385.19 Kcal (1613 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.01g 5%
Cholesterol 5.19mg 2%
Sodium 209.96mg 10%
Potassium 23.81mg 1%
Total Carbs 90.28g 34%
Sugars 77.47g 345%
Dietary Fiber 0.29g 1%
Protein 1.31g 3%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 67.4mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.8
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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