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Easy Birthday Cake with Colorful Polka Dots


Cheerful polka dots make this two-tier birthday cake even happier. You can easily decorate the same dot pattern on a one-tier store-bought cake simply with Wilton Decorator Icing Pouches With Tips.
Makes: 36 Servings
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Step 1

Make layered cakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool two 6 in. and two 8 in. cake layers. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Level, fill and stack 6 in. and 8 in. layers on cake circles for two 2-layer cakes, 4 in. high.

Step 2

Ice cakes. Use spatula and white icing to ice cakes smooth. Prepare for stacked construction.

Step 3

Decorate cakes. On each cake tier, use ruler and toothpick to mark triangle lines, 3/4 in. high and 1 1/4 in. apart, on bottom and top of cake sides. Use green icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to pipe dots following triangle pattern. Use pink icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to pipe dots inside the green triangle. Use green icing pouch to pipe dots under pink triangle. Use orange icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to pipe dots on the outside of the main green triangle.

Use yellow icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to pipe dots in a horizontal pattern around the triangle pattern and one dot in between the small orange triangle. Use pink icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to pipe dots in horizontal pattern above and below yellow dots.

Step 4

Assemble tiered cake. Stack cakes on cake pedestal. Use orange icing pouch with coupler and tip 3 to write message.

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6 x 2 in. Round Pan

6 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 x 2 in. Round Pan

8 x 2 in. Round Pan

6 in. Cake Circle

6 in. Cake Circle

8 in. Cake Circle

8 in. Cake Circle

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Toothpick

Toothpick

Standard Coupler

4 Standard Coupler

Cake Pedestal

Cake Pedestal

Pipe dots for flower centers, faces, figure piping and border effects. When making large dots, lift the tip as you squeeze to allow icing to fill out completely.

Add that special touch to your cake with your special someone´s name.

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