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    This glossy sea of dreams is made to delight even the most land-locked little boy. Fluffy icing, tinted the gentlest blue, is scalloped into waves around the sides of a chocolate cake that's swimming with fish cookies. A homemade paper sailboat crests the frothy waves of the cake's surface.

    Ingredients

    • Unsalted butter, for pans
    • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for pans
    • 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 3 cups sugar
    • 1 tablespoon baking soda
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 3 large eggs
    • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
    • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 2 1/4 cups sugar
    • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
    • 8 large egg whites
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • Blue food coloring
    • Fish Cookies, for decorating

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 601 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.62%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.41%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.49%
    • Sodium: 826 mg 34.4%
    • Calcium: 81 mg 8.06%
    • Potassium: 294 mg 8.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.58%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 119 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 23.04%
    • Sugar: 83 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.35%
    • Vitamin C 0.61%
    • Vitamin D 0.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq