When we saw this recipe we had two thoughts. The first was we HAVE to make this and then when reality set in – this might be really hard. And while it is a little time consuming it’s actually MUCH easier than it looks, so don’t be intimidated! You and your littles can totally take this on together and will have so much fun.


Christmas Miracle Grinch Cake
  • Prep time:2h
  • Yield: 1 cake
  • 2 Boxes of Pound Cake Mix + The Ingredients the Box Calls For
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • Red & Green Gel Food Coloring
  • Red Sprinkles
  1. Mix one pound cake mix according the directions on the box and add a few drops of the red food coloring.
  2. Pour the mix into a greased loaf pan and bake according to the instructions on the box.
  3. Once the cake cools, cut it into even slices and use the heart cookie cutter to cut a single heart from each slice.
  4. Place the hearts back in the washed and greased pan so they extend the length of the bottom.
  5. Mix the second pound cake mix and add in the green food coloring until you get a ‘Grinch green’.
  6. Pour this mix into the loaf pan, over the heart cutouts and bake according to the instructions on the box.
  7. While the cake is baking, place the vanilla frosting in a bowl and mix with the green food coloring.
  8. Once the cake is baked, remove it from the oven and allow it cool. Once cooled, frost the cake and top with red sprinkles!