We all know that every day is a good day for cake…so whether you’re celebrating a birthday, a graduation, a promotion or just making it to the end of the week, YAY for you! Add a little sweetness to your day with this YAY for You Cake. Made using the Easy Layers! Loaf Pan Set, this cake only requires one cake mix or recipe and all your cake layers can be baked at once. Decorate your cake with colorful dots and, in no time, you’ll have a cake ready for any celebration.
Prepare cake batter following recipe instructions. Divide equally into prepared pans. Bake and cool. Level cakes to tops of pans. Remove from pans and cool completely.
Prepare disposable decorating bag with tip 2A and creamy white icing. Pipe around top edge of first cake layer; fill in. Using spatula, smooth icing. Top with second cake layer. Repeat until cake is stacked. Spatula ice cake smooth.
Combine Royal Blue and Black icing colors to get navy color shown. Using icing colors, tint 1/8 cup icing each green, yellow, pink, burgundy, violet and teal. Using color combination provided, tint ¼ cup icing navy. Reserve remaining icing white.
Prepare six disposable decorating bags with tip 5; fill separately with green, yellow, pink, burgundy, violet and teal icing. Prepare additional decorating bag with tip 7 and navy icing. Prepare final decorating bag with tip 5 and white icing.
Using tip 5 bags, pipe dots around cake. Using tip 5 bag with white icing and heavy pressure, pipe “YAY!” on front of cake. Outline message using tip 7 and navy icing.
Perfect for classic borders or cloudlike decorations, dots are a versatile technique that can be piped in a range of sizes. The dot technique can be used as a simple border for cakes and cookies, as well as for icing cupcakes or piping meringues.