Hamburger Cake on Fox & Friends-Burger Cake Simple Summer Dessert

Hamburger Cake Recipe – Burger Cake Great Summer Dessert Wows Fox & Friends

Hamburger cake for summer cake dessert

Hamburger Cake recipe tastes like cake but looks like burger!

Hamburger Cake looks like a giant burger but tastes like a wonderful summer burger cake filled with fresh fruit.  Kids will quickly gobble up this delicious burger cake and adults will be in awe. Made with cake mixes, this fun Kid’s cake is simple to make!   Summer is prime time for gathering around the barbecue, and everyone has their favorite hamburger recipe and toppings but you haven’t tried anything until you’ve had my Hamburger Cake recipe!!!!

Burger Cake makes a show-stopper summer fruit dessert

I can’t wait to share with you “How to make an easy burger cake” that will be the talk of the party – a conversation piece for the adults and the kids. If you have a party coming up definitely try this  homemade cake made with cake mixes and fresh fruit.  We look for ways to get everyone to include more fruit in their diet.  With the cake, you will have fun eating the different kinds of fruit.  Each fruit represents burger condiments.  For more fun, yummy recipes check out my trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence cookbook.

My Hamburger Cake Recipe on Fox & Friends in New York such a hit!

On one of my Fox & Friend’s appearance, I prepared the Hamburger Cake recipe and talk about an unbelievable response!  It was the perfect summer segment and they ate the WHOLE burger cake!

hamburger cake recipe on Fox & Friends

hamburger cake on Fox & Friends cooking segment

This burger cake recipe starts with cake mixes so simple-to-make!

Don’t get intimidated with the recipe as the cake is made with a cake mix to simplify your job in the kitchen.  This burger cake recipe will be the “talk of the party.”  The yellow cake layer represents the bun, the brownie layer serves as the burger, and the yellow whipped topping makes a great mustard.  Kiwi becomes the lettuce and pickles, while strawberries stand in for tomatoes. Remember, you’ll be using easy cake mixes, so don’t let the length of this recipe intimidate you.

If you don’t have a cake stand, I love this porcelain white cake stand for casual entertaining any  homemade or bought cake


Burger cake on cake stand
12-Inch White Porcelain Round Cake Stand

Keep all your recipes simple with KITCHEN 101 Easy Recipes!!!!  I can’t wait for you to try this summer hamburger cake for your next party!

Hamburger Cake

Makes 20 servings

Yellow Cake Layer

1 (18.25-ounce) package  yellow cake mix
3 egg whites
1 egg
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 1/3 cups water
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2-3 tablespoons skim milk
1 (9-inch) round Brownie Layer (recipe follows)
1 envelope whipped topping mix
1/2 cup cold milk
1 teaspoon yellow food coloring
1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries
4 kiwis, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon poppy seeds

For Yellow Layer:

1. Preheat oven 350°F.  Coat two 9-inch round cake pans with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large mixing bowl, beat together cake mix, egg whites, egg, oil and water until mixed.  Pour batter into prepared pans.        Need one yellow layer for  recipe-use extra batter for cupcakes or whatever.
3. Bake 25-30 minutes or until top springs back when touched. Cool layers.

To assemble Hamburger:

4. Split cooled cake in half into two 9-inch rounds with serrated knife.  Place bottom half on serving plate.
5. In small bowl, mix together confectioners’ sugar and enough milk for spreading consistency.  Spread half of mixture on top yellow cake layer. Top with cooled Brownie Layer (see recipe).
6. In mixing bowl, beat together whipped topping mix, cold milk, yellow food coloring until very thick forms peak. Spread remaining half  confectioners’ sugar mixture on top brownie layer to help next fruit layer stay in place.
7. Cover with sliced strawberries and kiwis. Top with whipped topping mixture, make sure fruit is shows on all sides. Carefully place remaining half of yellow cake layer on top of fruit and whipped topping.  Sprinkle with poppy seeds.  Refrigerate until serving.

Brownie Layer

1 (18.25-ounce) package  brownie mix
1/3 cup canola oil
1/4 cup water
2 eggs

For Brownie Layer:

1.Preheat oven  350°F.  Coat 9-inch round cake pan with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large mixing bowl, beat together brownie mix, oil, water, and eggs until well mixed.  Pour batter into prepared pan, bake 25-30 minutes or until top springs back when touched.  Cool in pan 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely before using.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 331, Protein (g) 4, Carbohydrate (g) 53, Fat (g) 12, Calories from fat (%) 32, Saturated Fat (g) 3, Dietary Fiber (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 37, Sodium (mg) 361, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate, 2.fat

If you like the Hamburger Cake recipe, wait until you try all my healthy summer desserts!  For a great summer discount, SHOP on my website and enter TRIM25 for 25% discount on cookbooks

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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She has consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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