Tye Dye Cake 101

So my friend’s daughter asked for a Tye Dye cake for her upcoming 12th Birthday…so my friend asked me if I knew how to Tye Dye a cake…well I have Tye Dyed the inside before, but never the frosting…so here are some steps if you want to make a tye dye cake…

Start with separating a white cake mix into 6 different bowls.

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Then add in the coloring/and stir it up…

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Flour (2) Round cake pans…

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Then pour in some of the batter into each pan, like this..(left picture).and then swirl it all around like this…(right picture)

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Then you will have two swirled/ready to bake cakes…

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Then you bake them as directed…

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Then you put frosting between the layers/and put the layers together/and more white frosting…

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Then use edible color gel to make circles of the rainbow (think ROYGBIV) Starting on the inside/and working your way out to the edge…

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Always make sure you have plenty of help in the kitchen (before you start), so here is my Sou Chef…Henry…

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Then use a food save paint brush to start by blending the colors, pulling out from the center toward the next color, wiping/washing your brush between each color or so…

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Then continue to work along until you’ve done all the colors, finally brush the whole cake gently from the center out to the edge for the full effect…

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There you have it….fun to do!!

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2 responses to “Tye Dye Cake 101”

  1. Toni Campitiello Smith says :

    Thanks for sharing Holly! This came out great!

  2. featheredneststudio says :

    Cool idea! This would be fun for a summer party.

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