Rainbow Sprinkles Anti-Gravity Cake

Rainbow Sprinkles Anti-Gravity Cake

Shock and amaze your friends with this gravity-defying Rainbow Sprinkles Cake. By using a lollipop stick and a dowel rod, you can create a bottle of sprinkles that literally floats in the air! This is a great cake to make for a kids birthday party or for a fun girls night in with your friends. The Color Swirl coupler is also used to create the colorful rope border around your cake. A fun and challenging project for all levels of bakers and decorators, this Rainbow Sprinkles Anti-Gravity Cake is sure to impress!
  • Skill LevelIntermediate


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  1. Bake cake. Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Bake and cool two cake layers. Level, fill and stack layers for 4 in. high cake.

    Ice cake smooth, adding some of the rainbow chip crunch sprinkles to bottom half of cake. Reserve remaining sprinkles and remaining icing.

  2. Prepare sprinkles stick. Using FoodWriter marker, mark lollipop stick – 4 in. from end of one side, 1½ in. from end on the other.

    Melt candy according to package instructions. Prepare decorating bag with melted candy. Cut ½ in. tip off bag.

    Over parchment paper-covered surface, pipe melted candy on stick between marked points. Immediately cover with rainbow crunch sprinkles. Turn over and repeat, making sure stick is completely covered. Chill until set, about 15 to 20 minutes.

    Fill sprinkles bottle with about 1/3 of rainbow crunch sprinkles. Cut piece of plastic wrap, about 16 x 6 in. in size. Cover opening of bottle with plastic wrap, tightening around back and moving excess wrap towards front of bottle.

    Lift front wrap slightly and insert stick at angle, making sure stick sits in inside collar of the bottle. Press wrap around stick down to close hole, then tie remaining plastic wrap in a small not to secure. Trim excess, as needed.

    Pipe melted candy on plastic wrap and cover with sprinkles to hide knot.

  3. Tint icing. Tint 1 cup icing violet using color combination provided. Combine Violet and Rose icing colors to get purple color shown. Using Sky Blue and Rose icing colors, tint 1 cup icing each blue and pink.

    Prepare three decorating bags with Color Swirl couplers. Fill separately with purple, blue and pink icing. Assemble coupler using 1M decorating tip.

  4. Decorate cake. Using a tight rope technique, pipe border around top of cake.

    Using serrated knife, cut plastic dowel rod to height of cake; insert into middle of cake. Insert 4 in. side of lollipop stick into dowel rod. Pile remaining rainbow crunch sprinkles in center of cake and sprinkle on rope border.


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