Sunshine Cake

145 16 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each
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16 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each

Who knew that you could bake a cake in a glass bowl that you have in your pantry? The rays of our Sunshine Cake, created with fresh fruit, are the perfect accompaniment to this delicious cake.

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  • Heat oven to 325ºF.
  • Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Add dry pudding mix and milk; beat 2 min. Pour into 2.5-L ovenproof bowl sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 1 hour or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean. Cool 10 min. Loosen cake from side of bowl with knife. Invert onto wire rack; remove bowl. Cool cake completely.
  • Meanwhile, mix cream cheese spread and sugar in medium bowl until blended; stir in 1 cup Cool Whip. Spoon 1 cup cream cheese mixture into separate bowl; stir in yellow food colouring. Stir orange food colouring into remaining cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate both until ready to use.
  • Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers. Place largest cake layer on platter; spread with orange cream cheese mixture. Cover with middle cake layer; spread with yellow cream cheese mixture. Top with remaining cake layer.
  • Frost cake with remaining Cool Whip. Garnish with sprinkles. Alternate pineapple and orange slices around cake to resemble the sun as shown in photo.


Prepare using other fruit slices, such as cantaloupe and/or mango slices.

Frosting Cakes

Make sure the cake is completely cooled before cutting into layers and frosting.

How to Store

Keep frosted cake refrigerated. To cover the frosted cake with plastic wrap for storage, insert toothpicks into the frosting to keep the wrap from resting on the surface of the cake.


  • 16 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings, 1 piece (117 g) each
Calories 360
% Daily Value
Total fat 19g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 450mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 32g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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