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Crispy Unicorn Confetti Party Cake

We hope you enjoy this Crispy Unicorn Confetti Party Cake.  It is perfect for any Unicorn Confetti Party and combined with the right themeing and decorations makes for a magical event.

prep times: 1 hour
cook time: 2.5 hours
makes: 8 slices

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Ingredients:

6 tablespoons softened unsalted butter
2 bags  regular  Marshmallows
Blue, purple, & pink food coloring
3/4 cup vanilla cake mix
12 cups rice bubbles
1 1/3 cups rainbow hundreds and thousands,
6 cups buttercream or canned vanilla frosting
2 1/2 tablespoons assorted sprinkles (pearl dragees/stars etc.) plus extra for garnishing if desired
1 tube black decorating icing
8 flower shaped cake decorations
8 birthday candles

Directions:

Grease a large microwave safe bowl generously with 2 tablespoons butter.

Remove 2 marshmallows from each bag & set aside.

Place 1/3 of the remaining marshmallows in the bowl & microwave on high for 30 seconds, then stir. Repeat 1-2 more times or until marshmallows are melted & smooth.

Stir in 4-5 drops blue food coloring or enough to reach desired shade. Stir in 1/4 cup cake mix, then stir in 4 cups of cereal.

Once combined, gently mix in 1/3 cup jimmies.

Press mixture into a lightly greased 9 inch springform pan. Allow to set for 30 minutes, then remove & set aside.

Repeat the same process twice more with remaining 2 colors.

Once all layers are set, use a 3 1/2 inch round cutter to cut out the center of the purple layer.

Enjoy center as a cook’s treat!

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Set blue layer on a cake plate & spread top with frosting. Place purple layer over blue layer, & frost the top.

Pick out 16 pink jimmies from the remaining sprinkles & set aside.

Stir assorted sprinkles into the hundreds and thousands & pour into the well of the purple layer. Top with the pink layer.

Frost top & sides. Score frosting on top with 8 equal slices.

Divide remaining frosting equally into 3 bowls & tint each with blue, purple, & pink coloring.

Fit 3 piping bags with assorted tips (I used 1 star, 1 flower, & 1 leaf.) Pipe manes over each slice.

Pipe on the eyes with black icing. Adhere coloured hundreds and thousands as nostrils.

Using a kitchen shears, cut remaining marshmallows in half width wise. Cut each piece in half again.

Pinch together uncut sides to form little ears. Brush insides with a bit of pink coloring & adhere to cake.

Garnish with additional sprinkles, cake decorations, & candles.

 

Recipe by: Crystal Schlueter – Northglenn, Colorado

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