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Coolest Super Why! Cake 2

by Mandy
(Lawrence, Kansas)

Homemade Super Why! Cake

Homemade Super Why! Cake

My husband and I made these cakes for our son's 4th birthday! The first was a Super Why!cake. We used a 10 inch round pan to create this cake. We started with the skin colored frosting and made it as smooth as we could all over the cake. We then used a toothpick to draw in the mask and eyes so we would have a guide to go by. We used a star tip and green frosting to create the mask, then made the eyes and finished with the white part so we would bleed colors.

To finish his eyes we put brown M&M's for the pupil. To create his eyebrows, nose and mouth we used thin black licorice. To finish we added his brown hair. We used store bought-I think Pillsbury, frosting in a can with tips that come with it. We just covered the top with "hair". This frosting did slide down the cake a little so we just took the can with us and added more hair at the party and no one knew!!

His second cake was the Super Duper Computer! This cake was actually pretty easy We just bakes a cake mix in a rectangle pan. Then we frosted the whole cake with a thin layer of white frosting and let it harden so the icing would stick easier. We then used a toothpick to draw the screen and buttons. We used a star tip to create the computer. We did use an M&M for the round button. You could put anything on the screen We out a number 4 candle laying down. I couldn't find a good picture with the candle!

**The red frosting was hard to get red. We tried lots of gels and drops but only got pink. so we went to a cake supply store and bought a red powder--and red it was!! The longer it sat the more red it got.

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superwhy cake looks great
by: angie

I love the superwhy cake,I am making one today for my 1 year old,i hope it comes out as well Thanks

Awesome job, super reader!
by: Janet

My 5 y/o has requested a Super Why birthday and I always spend hours on the cake to come up with something awesome. This is a fantastic idea. Thanks for posting!

Great Job, Super Reader!
by: Jessica

Thank you thank you thank you for posting this idea!! LOVE it, and it works out perfect as I'm having 2 parties for my son...super-duper computer for one, and then the Wyatt's face for the other! Thank you for helping me out!

Thank You
by: Debi

I have searched high and low and these instructions seem the clearest. I will be making the Super-Why cake for my son's 3rd birthday this weekend. Thanks.

Great Recipe Instructions
by: Alisha

Thank you for posting a detailed description of your super why cakes. I hope ours will turn out as well as your did.

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