The Best Way to Turn Your Store-Bought Cake into a Work of Art

The Best Way to Turn Your Store-Bought Cake into a Work of Art

Ariel Knutson
Aug 2, 2016
(Image credit: Paper & Stitch )

If you're in need of a showstopping cake for an upcoming birthday party and you don't have time to create a geode cake, look no further than this simple tutorial from Paper & Stitch. This colorful cake was designed to look like woven wall hangings, or a shaggy pillow, and it will totally turn everyone's head when you present it to the birthday boy or girl. While it might look complicated to create, it's totally doable if you have the right equipment.

This cake tutorial uses a Wilton No. 233 Decorating Tip with multiple openings to create the shaggy cake look. All you need is a cake (home or store-bought is fine), some buttercream, food coloring, and a piping bag with this decorating tip. The tip is only $2.99 right now on Amazon, so it's a cheap investment to make for something so fabulous and weird.

Get the tutorial: A DIY Cake Piping Technique Inspired By Woven Wall Hangings from Paper & Stitch

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