Make your own mini Naked Cakes with this easy step-by-step tutorial. All you need are cookie cutters, cake mix and frosting!

Everyday is a celebration when you make these lovely naked tiered cakelettes. These trendy little cakes are popping up everywhere, and they really are a simple, no-fuss solution to make any ordinary day special.

This recipe calls for boxed mix cake, making life a little easier for you. Naked cakes have frosting-free sides, giving them a refined, elegant look without any extra work, and that’s always good thing! Whip up a beautiful and delicious naked tiered cakelette to give any day a sweet, happy, and festive vibe– and don’t forget the sprinkles!  

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Here’s what you’ll need to get started:

  • 2 boxes yellow cake mix, prepared according to package directions
  • green and blue food coloring gel
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles
  • parchment paper
  • 1 Sweet Creations Nesting Cutters set, round

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STEP 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread prepared cake batter into a parchment-lined
Sweet Creations sheet pan. Bake for 26-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely, preferably overnight.

STEP 2. Prepare buttercream frosting, tint with a small amount of blue and green coloring. Fold in rainbow sprinkles. Transfer to an icing bag. Snip a ¼” wide opening from the tip of the bag.

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STEP 3. Cut the cooled cake into pieces with the Sweet Creations round nester cutters. Cut 6 large pieces, 6 medium pieces and 6 small. For best results, press the cutters swiftly downward into the cake, then remove cut pieces with a metal spatula. Transfer large pieces to a serving platter.

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STEP 4. Frost the top of each cake piece by piping the frosting around the edges, then running a sharp knife across the top to create a smooth, flat surface.

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STEP 5. Assemble each cakelette by placing a frosted medium and frosted small piece on top of each large round.

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Decorate as desired, serve and share!

 

Make your own mini Naked Cakes with this easy step-by-step tutorial. All you need are cookie cutters, cake mix and frosting!

 

Tiered Naked Cakelettes

Preparation 25

Tiny, trendy cakes in pretty little tiers. Here's how.

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes yellow cake mix, prepared according to package directions
  • 1 batch Best Buttercream
  • green and blue food coloring gel
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles
  • parchment paper
  • 1 Sweet Creations full-sized sheet pan
  • 1 Sweet Creations icing bag
  • 1 Sweet Creations Nesting Cutters set, round

Instructions

STEP 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread prepared cake batter into a parchment-lined Sweet Creations sheet pan. Bake for 26-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool completely, preferably overnight. STEP 2. Prepare buttercream frosting, tint with a small amount of blue and green coloring. Fold in rainbow sprinkles. Transfer to an icing bag. Snip a ¼” wide opening from the tip of the bag. STEP 3. Cut the cooled cake into pieces with the Sweet Creations round nester cutters. Cut 6 large pieces, 6 medium pieces and 6 small. For best results, press the cutters swiftly downward into the cake, then remove cut pieces with a metal spatula. Transfer large pieces to a serving platter. STEP 4. Frost the top of each cake piece by piping the frosting around the edges, then running a sharp knife across the top to create a smooth, flat surface. STEP 5. Assemble each cakelette by placing a frosted medium and frosted small piece on top of each large round.

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