Rainbow Tie-Dye Surprise Cake Recipe

If one of your kids is about to celebrate their birthday soon . Then this Recipe is for YOU , your children will enjoy the cake’s design and will be happy about it.

Hide their age in the middle of the cake in a multicolor way.

You’ll need :

  • 4 (16 ounce) boxes Cake Mix
  • Eggs, butter, and milk according to package instructions
  • Neon food coloring
  • 28 ounces foudant (your choice of colors)

In this recipe , you will need to bake  two seperate cakes

Starting with the tie-dye cake : whip up two batches of the Betty Crocker Pound Cake Mix, then divide the batter into several bowls and color each bowl using neon food coloring of your choice.

Drizzle layers of colored batter into a loaf pan until you use it all up.

Put the  batter into pastry bags and pipe it into the pan , then bake the cake and let it to cool completely

Meanwhile it’s cooling ; start preparing the second cake.

Once the cake is cooled, cut it into slices and pop them in the freezer for at least one hour until frozen and firm.

Remove slices from freezer and cut a number or design of your choice (example shown on the picture « 5 ») from each slice.

While your numbers are chilling, whip up two more batches of Betty Crocker Pound Cake Mix and pour a thin layer of it into the prepped loaf pan.

Set the frozen number “5” slices, standing up, down the middle of the pan, piping in batter as needed to keep them standing up straight.

Make sure your slices of colored cake line up in one long row down the middle of the cake before piping batter all over the tops.

Smooth the batter out on the top of the pan, making sure all of your numbers are covered.

Preheat the oven to 180° for 40mns ; but the cake will take between 70-90 minutes to bake through.

Once done , set the pan on a cooling rack and cool for 20 minutes. Remove it from the pan and set the cake directly on the cooking rack.

Cake will need 2 hours to be completely cooled . Once it’s ready, you can trim the top to make it flat.Trim the ends too if needed.

Frost the cake and smooth it out really well , put it in the freezer while you are coloring and prepping the fondant.itRoll individual colors of fondant into logs, press several together, then swirl, twist, or roll until you get a marbled effect will allow the frosting to firm up a bit, making it easier to cover.

Roll the fondant out into a rectangle , Cover the cake with fondant and smooth it out , Add a border to the cake to finish the edges.

This cake take a lot of time to be prepared , but it’s worth the wait!

Go ahead and try it ! Impress them all!

source : Tablespoon

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