Celebrate a special birthday with a Rainbow Tie-Dye Surprise Cake! This cake is full of surprises and will be sure to wow your friends and family when you cut into this brightly colored dessert!
After the first slice is cut, you reveal the #5 hiding inside to all the party guests.
You’ll hear oohs and aahs and the obvious question, “how did you do that?”
Will you reveal the secret? That’s up to you!
Can you guess how that number got inside that cake? Would you believe me if I told you it was magic?
After spending all day creating this dessert, I can assure you it was not magic. Twitching my nose or waving a wand would have been a great way to create this, but alas, I am a mere mortal, and had to do it the hard way.
If you are curious as to how it was created, you can see the step-by-step tutorial to make my Rainbow Tie-Dye Surprise Cake over at Tablespoon.com.
But, before you go, check out these other cake ideas.
For those of you who don’t want to spend an entire day making a cake, but still want the cool tie-dye rainbow effect inside a cake, you can try this idea.
Doctor up a Betty Crocker Pound Cake Mix by adding a tablespoon of lemon zest and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Make the rainbow pound cake using the simple technique shown on the Rainbow Tie-Dye Cake tutorial and stop there. Just serve the cake as is or to make it extra lemony mix together 3 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 cups powdered sugar then pour it over top.
This cake make look pretty plain Jane on the outside, but one slice will reveal a burst of color within.
If you aren’t a fan of rainbow or want a cake for a different holiday, it’s easy to change it up.This Red, White, and Blue Tie-Dye cake was created using the same tie-dye technique but has a different color palate which completely changes the look of the cake. It’s perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Flag Day, or Labor Day.
The recipe used for this cake is one of the best I’ve ever made. I know you’ll agree, if you are a fan of coconut. The delicate cake has the most lovely coconut flavor but the real show stopper is the coconut buttercream frosting topped with white chocolate ganache. It’s heavenly.
You can find the recipe and step-by-step tutorial for this Red, White and Blue Coconut Cake, by clicking on this link..
If you are willing to put in the effort, but want to celebrate something other than a birthday, it’s easy to make a few tweaks to create a fabulous cake for any occasion.
Check out my recipe and tutorial for this Raspberry Lemon “I ❤ You” Valentine’s Day Reveal Cake. The dessert was a true labor of love. I’m not going to tell you it was easy to make, but the reaction I got I cut the first slice was the ultimate reward.
This reaction you’ll get when cutting into this cake will change your life.
Can you image being served this “Marry Me?” Reveal Cake?
These surprise inside cakes can be created for just abut any occasion.
I created this cake for my nephew’s eagle scout ceremony. Everyone in the room gasped as he cut the cake. It was the largest crowd to view one of these cakes being cut and I loved seeing their enthusiastic reaction.
The crowd was even bigger when I served this wedding cake a few months later.
The bride and groom tied the knot at our annual Halloween party, thus the design of the cake.
As they cut into the cake to reveal the surprise hiding inside, my heart was beating so hard. I was nervous that I placed one of the cakes backwards. I can’t tell you how thrilled I was that I was wrong. The cake looked perfect.
I’ve created quite a few surprise inside cakes, as well as, semifreddos on this site. These projects do require quite a bit of effort, but I’ve done my best to give you great instructions to follow, so that you can make them yourself.
If you have any questions while you are working, don’t hesitate to ask.
Check out the Surprise Inside Leprechaun Hat Cake, Uncle Sam Hat Cake, Pound Cake Polka Dot filled Chocolate Semifreddo, Surprise Inside Christmas Present Cake, and Rainbow Reveal Semifreddo tutorials.
Items used to create this cake are available on Amazon.com (commission earned for sales)