Pinata Cake

Pinata Cake


  • two boxes of cake mix (any flavor)
  • two containers of frosting (any flavor)
  • an assortment of small candies (i.e. jelly beans, M&Ms, lollipops, snack-size chocolate bars, etc.)
  • 1.5 quart oven-safe bowl (greased and floured)
  • an offset spatula.


  • Prepare cake mix as directed. Place the batter in two bowls (even quantity).
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake about 50 min. Try it out with a toothpick.
  • When ready displace from oven, wait 10 min. and turn them on a rack. Let cool.
  • Surround the cake with a plate with the smooth side on the bottom. Cut the top part of both cakes with a knife .
  • Place the cakes with the removed side up, make a small circled space and leave about 3 ” to the edges. Spoon the inside leaving 3 ” to the bottom. ( it’s important ). Don’r trow the inner parts of the cakes.
  • Put one of the cakes on a cake board. Layer frosting to the top circle (so that they can stick together later)
  • Fill the free space with all kind of candies. When ready stick the other cake on top.
  • Using an offset spatula layer frosting on the cake. Refrigerate for 15 min.
  • Get it out of the fringe and layer again with frosting. Sprinkle with confetti sprinkles.
  • Make cake pops with the cake crumbs if you wish.
  • Serve and surprise others with the candies inside!

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