Easter Jelly Bean Cake
Two years ago for Christmas I asked for a Wilton cake pan set so that I could make this cake. I put the box in the basement and forgot about it! I decided to make it for my granddaughter’s recent birthday, as an extra cake, since I wasn’t sure how it would turn out. It reminded me of the jelly beans I had on the counter so it became the Jelly Bean Cake.
This is the cake pan set I made the cake with.
This is the gel coloring I used.
I used Wiltons homemade recipe for one cake mix to fill the five pans and I followed the directions in the box. The recipe was a very thick batter, different from a store box mix. I divided the batter into 5 bowls, mixed in the gel coloring and filled each pan.
The colors were vibrant and the cake came out of the pans easily.
I used the homemade frosting recipe that came with the directions and frosted the tops of each colored cake. Then I stacked them on top of each other.
I finished by frosting the sides then decorating the cake with jelly beans.
This was a fun cake to make, the frosting recipe was delicious, but the cake was very dense. I think in order to stack the five layers they had to make the recipe dense. If I had to judge the way the the cake looked it was fantastic. But if I had to judge the taste, I personally would rather eat a regular cake that isn’t this dense.
I was not compensated for my post by using Wilton products.