1 Box of any Cake Mix
Ingredients called for on Cake Mix Box
6 1/2 cups vanilla or buttercream icing
1 Package Cake Mate® 0-9ish Birthday Candles
STEP 1 Prepare cake mix according to the box instructions.
STEP 2 Using 8-inch pans, bake 2 cake layers following the directions on the cake mix box.
STEP 3 Let cake layers cool completely.
STEP 4 Assemble the 2-layer cake using the vanilla icing between the layers and to cover the outside of the cake.
EXPERT TIP: Apply a thin layer of icing to crumb coat your cake before finishing the outer icing coat. Chill cake between crumb coat and finishing coat.
STEP 5 Using Cake Mate® Icing in Red, attach tip #5 to pipe the dots around the sides of the cake and on the top of the cake.
EXPERT TIP: Lightly mark the sides and top of the cake with a toothpick to mark the placement of each dot.
STEP 6 Top your cake with Cake Mate® 0-9ish Candles.
Celebrate & Enjoy!