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    Hershey's Gridiron Cake

    Source of Recipe


    List of Ingredients

    1 cup water
    1 cup butter
    1/2 cup HERSHEY'S® Cocoa Powder
    2 cups white sugar
    1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3 eggs
    3/4 cup sour cream

    1 tablespoon HERSHEY'S® Cocoa Powder
    1 (16 ounce) can vanilla frosting
    3 drops green food coloring
    1 drop red food coloring
    3 drops yellow food coloring
    1 (10 ounce) package HERSHEY'S® Premier White Chips
    1 (8 ounce) package REESE'S PIECES® candy
    11 HERSHEY'S KISSES® Milk Chocolates
    11 REESE'S® Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
    3 HERSHEY'S HUGS® candies
    6 HERSHEY'S® ROLO® Chocolate and Caramel Candy
    2 TWIZZLERS® Strawberry Licorice Twists


    Heat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 15-1/2 x10-1/2x1-inch disposable foil baking pan or
    jelly-roll pan.

    Combine water, butter and cocoa in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally,
    until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; set aside.

    Stir together sugar, flour, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs and sour cream; beat
    until blended. Add cocoa mixture; beat just until blended (batter will be thin). Pour into
    prepared pan.

    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool cake in pan on
    wire rack.

    For chocolate frosting, stir cocoa into 1/3 cup frosting; stir until smooth. Tint 1/3 cup frosting
    orange with 1 drop red food color and 2 drops yellow food color; stir until blended. Tint
    remaining frosting green with 2 or 3 drops green food color; stir until blended.

    Mark "end zones", 2 inches wide at each end of cake, using wooden pick; frost one end zone with
    chocolate frosting and the other end zone with orange frosting. Frost the area between end zones
    with green frosting; mark 5 yard lines with wooden pick. Place white chips all across cake on yard

    Use white chips to spell out "HERSHEY'S" on chocolate end zone; use brown Reese's Pieces on the
    goal line. Use yellow Reese's Pieces to spell out "REESE'S" on orange end zone. Use orange Reece's
    Pieces on the goal line.

    Remove wrappers from Kisses, peanut butter cups and Hugs. Arrange teams on cake playing field,
    using Kisses as one team and peanut butter cups as second team. Place Hugs as referee officials on
    the field.

    Unwrap Rolos; for goal posts, stack 3 Rolos in the middle of each goal line on each side of field.
    Shape strawberry twists into "U" shapes for goal posts. "Glue" with frosting to top of each stack
    of Rolos.




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