Rice Krispies Treat Neapolitan Cake 

Photographer: Lee Harrleson; Stylists:  Jan Gautro, Ana Kelly

 

Take Rice Krispies Treats to the next level by flavoring them with strawberry and chocolate and stacking them into “cake” layers to create a dessert that resembles a Neapolitan sundae.  It’s a perfect dessert child’s birthday party at school. 

Yield:

12 servings

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Ingredients

6 tablespoons butter, divided
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 (16-ounce) package marshmallows, divided
12 cups puffed rice cereal (Rice Krispies), divided
1 (8-ounce) package strawberry marshmallows
White frosting
8 Maraschino cherries with stems

Preparation

Butter 3 (8-inch) cake pans and line with parchment paper.

For Chocolate Layer: Microwave 2 tablespoons butter and chocolate on HIGH in a large glass bowl for 30 second intervals until melted; toss with ½ (16-ounce) package marshmallows. Microwave on HIGH 1 to 1 ½ minutes or until puffed and melted. Immediately stir in 4 cups puffed rice cereal, mixing well. Press into one prepared pan with wet fingers.  Let stand 30 minutes or until firm.

For Vanilla Layer: repeat procedure omitting chocolate.

For Strawberry Layer: repeat procedure omitting chocolate and using strawberry marshmallows. 

Spread ½ cup frosting between layers.  Cut into 8 wedges. Decorate each wedge with a dollop of frosting and a cherry.

 

Note:

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