Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

surprise inside easter cake

What is more exciting than cutting into a cake and having candy and Wilton® Sprinkles™ tumble out? Eating it all, of course! This colorful springtime cake will surprise your guests, and be the hit of your Easter sweet table.
Step 1
Prepare batter following recipe (or mix) directions. Bake and cool five cake layers.  
Step 2
Use cutter "C" to cut a hole in center of three layers. 
Step 3
Divide icing and tint 1½ cups each yellow, green, blue, pink and violet. Place icings separately in decorating bags with tips 1M (yellow icing), 4B (violet icing), 1A (light green icing) 12 (yellow icing), 21 (teal icing) and 32 (pink icing).
 
TIP: Combine Kelly Green with Sky Blue for green shown. Combine Sky Blue with Kelly Green for Teal shown. Combine Pink with Sky Blue for pink shown. Combine Violet with Sky Blue for violet shown.
Step 4
Position a cake layer without a hole as bottom layer. Cover with random icing colors and stars, rosettes and dots. Stack on next layer with a hole, piping icing stars, rosettes and dots. Repeat for the next two layers with holes. 
Step 5
Fill hole with a mixture of candy and Sprinkles™. 
Step 6
Cover layer with icing stars, rosettes and dots. 
Step 7
Position final layer without a hole. Cover cake top with icing stars, rosettes and dots.
 
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You’ll Also Need
  • Favorite Cake Mix (or Recipe)
  • Knife
  • Easter Candy – Assorted
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Mixing Spoons
  • Electric Mixer
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  • 1 - Wilton® Decorating Tip – #1A Round (sku 10478149)
  • 1 - Wilton® Double Cut-Outs Set, Round (sku 10323309)
  • 1 - Cooling Rack By Celebrate It® (sku 10058219)
  • 1 - Wilton® No. 12 Round Decorating Tip (sku 10123590)
  • 1 -Wilton® Decorating Tip, #32 Open Star (sku 10123601)
  • 1 - Wilton® Easy Layers! Cake Pan Set (sku 10388713)
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