Bright and Bold Birthday Cake

Bright and Bold Birthday Cake

This Bright and Bold Birthday Cake is not only bursting with color, but with flavor too! A simple iced cake is topped with melted Blueberry Lemonade Candy Melts candy, then finished off with Key Lime Pie icing and bold colorful sprinkles. Though this cake takes a while to decorate, the wow factor is certainly worth the time!
  • Skill LevelIntermediate


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  1. Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool three cake layers. Level, fill and stack for 6 in. high cake.
  2. Add sprinkles. Mix 6-cell sprinkles together. Lightly press sprinkles to bottom of cake. Reserve remaining sprinkles mix.
  3. Melt candy. Melt Blueberry Lemonade candy according to package directions.

    Prepare decorating bag with melted candy; cut ¼ in. from tip of bag. Pipe melted candy on top of cake, then pipe drips down side of cake. Immediately top cake with some of the remaining sprinkles. Chill cake until set, about 10 to 15 minutes. Reserve remaining melted candy and sprinkles for later step.

  4. Pipe border. Prepare icing pouch with star tip. Using e-motion technique, pipe border around top of cake.
  5. Decorate cake. Using remaining melted candy and tweezers, attach remaining sprinkles to top of cake and candy drips on side of cake.


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