30ish Birthday Cake
Prep time: 2 Hours
Yields: 10 Servings



1 Box of any Cake Mix

Ingredients called for on Cake Mix Box

6 1/2 cups vanilla or buttercream icing

1 Pouch Cake Mate® Decorating Icing in Red

1 Package Cake Mate® 8-pack Decorating Tips

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!