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Kids Birthday Cake Ideas: Piñata Cake

We did a post last week on a few kids birthday cake ideas to get you excited to think outside of the box for your child’s birthday cake – and we have the perfect cake for you!

I saw the Piñata cake posted on a few sites – one is actually a piñata cake for adults if you can imagine, which is also an awesome idea. I can’t WAIT to try these out and I’m already thinking about what to cram inside of these bad boys.


A Subtle Revelry

Piñata Cake

Kids Birthday Cake IdeasYou’ll need

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2 Boxes of cake mix (any flavor)
2 Containers of frosting (any flavor)
An assortment of small candies (i.e. jelly beans, M&Ms, lollipops, snack-size chocolate bars, etc.)
A 1.5 quart oven-safe bowl (greased and floured)
An offset spatula

Make cake mix according to box directions. Divide batter equally between two bowls (or use the same bowl and bake one cake, followed by another, allowing bowl to cool in between). Bake cakes at 350 degrees F for 45-50 minutes. Check cakes for doneness with a toothpick or skewer… [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][read more]



Claire K Creations

Lime & macadamia Piñata cake

Kids Birthday Cake Ideas

You’ll Need

250g (8oz) unsalted butter
250g (8oz) caster (superfine) sugar
4 free-range eggs
175g (5½ oz) self-raising flour
75g (2½ oz) macadamia meal (or almond meal)
1 tsp vanilla extract
grated zest of one lime

Pre-heat the oven to 160C fan-forced, grease a pudding dish and line the bottom (prepare two if you have two the same). Place the butter and sugar in the food processor and process until smooth. Scrape down the sides, add the eggs, one at a time and blitz until mixed in… [read more]



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