How To: Decorate a Store-Bought Cake

Sometimes there just isn’t any time to bake a cake from scratch. And sometimes your attempt at a homemade cake completely flops. And sometimes all the birthday kid really wants is bakery frosting. Whatever the reason, there’s no shame in a store-bought cake. And all it takes is a few minutes to make it look good, no skill required.

easy ways to decorate a cake

Click through to see the “before” cake and two other decorating ideas below…This is the before:

easy ways to decorate a cake

To decorate, I scraped off the colored frosting and the border then topped it with gummy candy in pretty colors. That’s it! But doesn’t it look so much better?!

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• All gummy candy from Albanese Candy

More Cake-Themed Ideas:
• Four More Brilliant (and Totally Easy!) Ways to Decorate a Cake
• DIY: Champagne Flute Cake
• DIY: One-Step Mini Cake Stand

More from Minted:
• Kids’ Birthday Party Invitations
• Stickers and Labels
• Father’s Day Cards

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