This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. We hope you enjoy our Rainbow Cake plus the fun creations from Cake My Day cookbook!
So you all know I am a known foodie! I love to bake and play in the kitchen. And with Spring approaching I figured it was time to get some fun baking done. I love Spring Baking! Even though I’m still battling morning sickness, I was still able to get a simple rainbow cake created that the kids can really enjoy! What I love is that this cake is super simple! Yep, simple enough that a Mama battling morning sickness can still pull it together!
I got my inspiration from the Cake My Day book and Sweetworks Candy! You all know how much I love Sweetworks candy since my last projects for the Frosted Christmas Candy jar and the Leaky Cauldron Brownies for Halloween last year. So I really wanted to do something fun for the Spring.
The “Cake My Day” book is awesome! I got a sneak peak inside this last week and I am loving all the fun! It includes brilliant tips for getting the best cake designs, frosting tips, cake design tips, cake recipe, frosting recipe, plus tons of instructions on how to make the cutest cakes!
You can learn to make those fun designs in the cake itself, plus how to make cool designs in frosting. And not to mention the most exciting part, lots of fun cake designs like animals, decoration designs, fancy cakes, simple cakes, and cakes for different seasons!
You can Order the “Cake My Day” book now!
Like I said, I got my inspiration from the “Cake My Day” Book. The Rainbow cake specifically.
It was so cute and so simple. Now, the book has the most brilliant directions on how to get the best frosting look! I highly recommend getting it and reading it. You will be frosting like a pro! Plus it has many cake decorations that utilize my favorite Sweetworks Candies!
Rainbow Cake Tutorial
To Begin, I gathered up my SweetWorks Candy (Sixlets in multiple colors and a Raspberry Chocolate Ovation Ball). Then got my cake baked.
Now since I am still fighting Morning sickness, I went with the simple solution of a Red Velvet box mix. But the “Cake My Day” book has the coolest instructions on how to get a rainbow of colors in the actual cake itself! Seriously you have to try it! When I’m not sick that is the very next thing I’m going to be doing!
Bake up an 8″ round cake. Let it cool completely. Then you will cut it in half and frost the bottom of the cake.
Then sandwich it together and prop the cake up with the cut side down. Now you have a Rounded cake hump.
Use the frosting to fill in any gaps. Again the “Cake Your Day” book has great directions for a crumb frosting to make this super simple!
Then finish frosting the entire cake and if designed add in some designs. I used the Walton Decorate Smart icing tools (affiliate link) to get that fun design in my frosting. Speaking of frosting, I made a fun Whipped Coconut Cream frosting. So simple to make and OH so delicious. Just use our Whipped Frosting recipe and substitute the vanilla pudding mix for the Coconut Cream pudding mix. Perfection!
Next pick out the colors of Sixlets you want to use. I didn’t have room for all the colors of the rainbow, nor did I have all the colors of the Rainbow in the Sixlets, but I came close. I picked out the best colors possible and went in order putting them across the top of the Rainbow cake. Super simple, even the kids can help with this part.
With all the Rainbow Sixlets in place, then use Mini Marshmallows. You can put a little frosting on the end and then start stacking them to make the fluffy clouds around the bottom of each end of the Rainbow cake.
And then, I figured since it’s March, and there being a fun LUCKY holiday this month called Saint Patrick’s Day, that I’d add in a pot of gold at the end. So I broke open the Raspberry Chocolate Ovation Ball and laid the sliced out to make a “pot”. And then filled it with Gold Sixlets.
Then if you feel like it you can trim the rest of the bottom of the cake in white Sixlets.
Like I said, such a fun and simple cake! So simple that the kids can easily help and even this Pregnant Mama fighting Morning Sickness was able to get it done!
Now want some more fun? Check out all the fun and delicious creations in the linky below from fellow bloggers showing you the creative ways you can decorate with Sweetworks Candy! PLUS each blogger is also holding their own Giveaway just like us! So that’s more chances to win!