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How To Decorate A Piñata Cake
15 STEPS
Start by cutting a 2” circle out of three layers of 9” cakes. TIP: make sure they’re all centered
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Now stack your cake! TIP: use a pastry bag to keep the icing out of the center of the cake
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Add sprinkles and candy to the hole in your cake. TIP: the smaller the better; sprinkles work best!
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Ice a thin crumb coat out of vanilla buttercream
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For an ombré look, start by piping a dark color at the base of your cake
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Then, mix in white buttercream with your dark color to make it a tad bit lighter. Pipe that on next
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Repeat, making it a tad bit lighter again, and pipe it on
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Repeat all the way up the side of the cake
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Repeat and cover the top of your cake as well
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TIP: For ombré cakes, start with a small amount of dark color or else you’ll have a LOT left over!
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After piping on your icing, smooth it out with a scrapper
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Mix gold dust and alcohol to create a “paint” and brush onto the top of your cake
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Add assorted sprinkles, candy, and piped buttercream in a crescent shape on the top of the cake
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Cut open for a delicious surprise!
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