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Simply unicorn cake recipe

I have received several inquiries about the unicorn cakes and not the unicorn cake anywhere without a very special cake. A cake that looks like a unicorn’s face. I’m really looking forward to this recipe because I love unicorns. Unicorns are my favorite animal. The recipe unicorn cake based in, Funfetti cake. It is the perfect party cake. A colorful and juicy vanilla cake.


Do you prefer instead a special and creative alternative, we recommend international star Chef Duff unicorn cake mix. Cake mix is ​​perfect when you need to quickly bake something to offer. When you do not want to bake a cake itself is a great option. Click and buy here. 


unicorn cake mix


Unicorn Cake recipe, video instructions.


  • Preheat the oven to 175 degrees.
  • Whisk together the powdered sugar, vanilla and butter.
  • Add the egg whites and whisk until it is creamy.
  • Beat in the milk.
  • In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Sift the milk mixture into the bowl and whisk together quickly
  • Stir in sprinkles.
  • Grease and SPRINKLE WITH CRUMBS three molds (15-18 cm diameter) or bake in batches with a mold. Pour into molds / mold.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, testing with knit. Let cool.


Vanilla Butter Cream for Cake Decoration

  • Beat butter fluffy in a few minutes.
  • Add the icing sugar and vanilla extract and continue beating until it is fluffy.
  • Stir in whipping cream.



  • Add together the cake by layering cake bases with buttercream and then level the whole cake with cream.
  • Once you have flattened all the cream put it on a dish that you want to serve the cake on.


Decorate the cake

  • Use vanilla butter cream that is over. Color it and do not skimp with the color. Pasta Colors tend to give the brightest colors and the frosting is not runny.
  • Pour each color in separate bag when you have colored cream. Tie them tightly.
  • Then take another piping bag and cut off the end and attach the tulle. Cut then the ends of the four bags of frosting and put them in tulle bag.
  • Start decorating small round rosettes with a color. Rosettes look like tiny roses. Start with the inside and work your way up. Then use the other colors and does the same thing.
  • Decorate your eyes with the black ink pasta.


Marshmallow fondant to the ears and horns

  • Add marshmallows, water and oil in a bowl.
  • Heat in the microwave for a minute and then stir.
  • Add color.
  • Stir in powdered sugar and let stand overnight.


Ear and horns

  • Roll and form two ears.
  • Roll out the tapered rope of fondant. Make it thinner at one end and thicker at the other end.
  • Use a wooden stick or even a sushi skewers.
  • Soak skewer to fondant adhere better. Spin then fondant around the skewer to create a unicorn horn.
  • Paint unicorn horn with glitter.


You need


  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 100 g butter, unsalted
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 dl milk
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 dl colorful sprinkles without flavor


Vanilla Butter Cream for Cake

  • 450 g butter, unsalted
  • 6 ml icing sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar
  • 0.75 dl cream


Vanilla Butter Cream for decoration

  • 450 g butter, unsalted
  • 6 ml icing sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract or 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar
  • 0.75 dl cream
  • pasta Color
  • edible glitter
Pasta Color can be purchased in stores specializing food and bakery or order online. We recommend colors: mauve, pink, dark purple, blue and black (for eyes). We chose these colors because they look good together. You can use whatever colors you want.


Marshmallow fondant

Do not make marshmallow fondant itself there is to buy finished.

  • 2.5 dl packed marshmallows, about 150 grams
  • 1 tbsp
  • 0.5 tablespoons cooking oil
  • From 3.5 to 4 dl icing sugar
  • Potato flour (to sheeting)
  • Paste Color (if you want to dye white and gold)