Cinco De Mayo Cake

Ingredients:

Cake Assembly Directions:

  • Step 1: Level cakes with a "cake leveler" or serrated knife

  • Step 2: Spread red frosting on center of cake board

  • Step 3: Place 8 inch cake down on board

  • Step 4: Spread red buttercream on top of 1st layer

  • Step 5: Repeat process with the 2nd layer

  • Step 6: Place 3rd 8 inch cake layer upside down

  • Step 7: Pile white buttercream on top of cake and spread out with an offset spatula

  • Step 8: Place in fridge for 20 minutes

  • Step 9: On a separate cake board, repeat same steps with 3 layers of 6 inch cakes using green frosting

  • Step 10: Pile white buttercream on top of cake and spread out with an offset spatula

  • Step 11: Place 6 inch cake in fridge for 20 minutes

  • Step 12: Remove 8 inch cakes from fridge and place straws around center going through 

  • Step 13: Pipe stripes of green, red, and white buttercream

  • Step 14: Smooth out stripes using a bench scraper

  • Step 15: Remove 6 inch cakes from fridge and place on top of 8 inch cake

  • Step 16: With a #30 tip, pipe red buttercream on right 3rd side of cake

  • Step 17: With the same size tip, pipe left side with green frosting

  • Step 18: Pipe white frosting down the center

  • Step 19: Place Mexico flag on top of cake

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