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Who is excited to make a unicorn cake? This Layered Unicorn Cake is awesome in so many ways! Not only is it so pretty, but it also tastes delicious. I can’t get over how fun this was to make. The next time you decide you want to make a unicorn cake, give this one a try!

How to Make a Layered Unicorn Cake

I have been eating cakes forever, but I was always a little intimidated to make my own.

I wanted to show you some ways in which you could make a Layered Unicorn Cake. I think you’ll love it.

Preheat oven to 350 and spray cake pans with pam baking spray. Using a hand mixer and large bowl, beat all cake ingredients until combined and smooth.

Divide the cake batter into 3 bowls. Mix in 2-3 drops of yellow food coloring into one bowl and mix to get a pale yellow color.

Mix in 2-3 drops of pink food coloring into the second bowl and mix to get a pale pink color.

Mix in 2-3 drops of orange food coloring into the second bowl and mix
to get a pale orange color.

Pour each batter into their own cake pan

Place into the oven and back for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick

comes out clean. Allow to cool completely.

Frosting directions

Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients except for the colors until combined and smooth but stiff with peaks.

Scoop 1 C of frosting into each of the 5 medium bowls.

Mix in a few drops of pink gel food coloring into one of the bowls with the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip.

Mix in a few drops of yellow gel food coloring into the second bowl with the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip.

Mix in a few drops of orange gel food coloring into the second bowl with the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip.

Mix in a few drops of green gel food coloring into the second bowl with the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with the leaf tip.

Scoop ½ C of white frosting into the last piping bag with a star tip.

Building the Cake Directions:

Place one cake layer onto the cake board and cut the dome off the cake to make an even layer. Repeat step with the other two layers.

Scoop 1 C of white frosting onto the bottom layer and spread evenly

Place the second cake layer on top and spread evenly 1 more cup of frosting/ Place the last layer of cake on top.

Use the remaining white frosting and frost the entire cake. Using the white, pink, yellow and orange piping bag, start piping the “Hair” for the unicorn on the top and around one side of the cake to create a “Mane.

Place the horn, ears and eyes onto the cake. Using the green piping bag, randomly pipe petals into the flowers.

Place the icing transfers randomly into the hair. Place into the fridge to harden the frosting before enjoying!

I don’t know if you’ve ever made a cake like this before, but I hope this tutorial makes it super easy.

A Layered Unicorn Cake is easier than you think!

The end result is amazing and all you need to do is enjoy it. The colors are beautiful and the end result is great for a birthday party or just a fun cake that you can make fun.

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Layered Unicorn Cake

layered unicorn cake

A delicious and easy unicorn cake that you will love to make and eat with the kids.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes

Ingredients

  • White cake
  • 2 boxes of white cake mix
  • 8 large Egg whites
  • 2 ½ C water
  • 1 C canola oil
  • Yellow, pink and orange gel food coloring
  • 3 - 9inch round cake pans
  • 1 - 10inch round cake board
  • Vanilla Frosting
  • 3 C unsalted butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Yellow, Pink, Orange, green gel food coloring
  • 4 medium piping bag with star tip
  • 1 small piping bag with a leaf tip
  • 4 medium mixing bowls
  • 1 package of wilton floral icing transfers
  • Decorating ingredients
  • Unicorn Horns and Ears and Eyes kit
  • https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BKV3G5X/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Instructions





    Directions


    Cake directions


    Preheat oven to 350 and spray cake pans with pam baking spray


    Using a hand mixer and large bowl, beat all cake ingredients until

    combined and smooth


    Divide the cake batter into 3 bowls


    Mix in 2-3 drops of yellow food coloring into one bowl and mix to get
    a pale yellow color


    Mix in 2-3 drops of pink food coloring into the second bowl and mix to
    get a pale pink color


    Mix in 2-3 drops of orange food coloring into the second bowl and mix
    to get a pale orange color


    Pour each batter into their own cake pan


    Place into the oven and back for 28-32 minutes or until a toothpick

    comes out clean


    Allow to cool completely


    Frosting directions


    Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients except for the colors

    until combined and smooth but stiff with peaks


    Scoop 1 C of frosting into each of the 5 medium bowls


    Mix in a few drops of pink gel food coloring into one of the bowls

    with the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip


    Mix in a few drops of yellow gel food coloring into the second bowl with

    the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip


    Mix in a few drops of orange gel food coloring into the second bowl with

    the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with star tip


    Mix in a few drops of green gel food coloring into the second bowl with

    the 1 C of frosting and scoop into a piping bag with the leaf tip


    Scoop ½ C of white frosting into the last piping bag with a star tip


    Building the Cake directions :



    Place one cake layer onto the cake board and cut the dome off the cake

    to make an even layer


    Repeat step with other two layers


    Scoop 1 C of white frosting onto the bottom layer and spread evenly


    Place the second cake layer on top and spread evenly 1 more cup of frosting


    Place the last layer of cake on top


    Use the remaining white frosting and frost entire cake


    Using the white, pink, yellow and orange piping bag, start piping the
    “Hair” for the unicorn on the

    top and around one side of the cake to create a “Mane”


    Place the horn, ears and eyes onto the cake


    Using the green piping bag, randomly pipe petals into the flowers


    Place the icing transfers randomly into the hair


    Place into the fridge to harden the frosting before enjoying!