Cotton Candy Layered Cake Recipe

cotton candy layered cake recipe

Once you take a bite of this cake you’ll be living in a world full of unicorns, rainbows, & pixie dust.

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This cake is everyone you’ve ever dreamed of during your childhood. Layers of cotton candy cake, covered in cotton candy frosting, & topped with real life cotton candy, it truly is a dream come true in a cake form. No longer do you need to go to a carnival for cotton candy because this cake is all you need & more!

Cotton Candy Layered Cake Recipe
 
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Ingredients
  • for cake:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tsp cotton candy extract
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup water
  • for frosting:
  • 3 sticks salted butter, melted
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cotton candy extract
  • food coloring
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • for topping:
  • cotton candy crunch
  • cotton candy
Instructions
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine all cake ingredients except the cotton candy crunch. Mix until smooth.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 F (convection oven preferred).
  3. Grease all cake trays & fill evenly with cake batter. Sprinkle cotton candy crunch on top of each batter.
  4. Bake cakes for 8-10 minutes or until toothpick is inserted & comes out clean.
  5. Let cakes cool in fridge for 10 minutes.
  6. In large mixing bowl, combine all frosting ingredients. Mix until smooth.
  7. Remove cakes from fridge & from cake trays. Place one cake on top of the cake stand. Using the offset spatula, layer frosting on top & then place another cake on top of the frosting. Repeat until all cakes have been used.
  8. Use remaining frosting to cover the sides & top of the cake until it is completely covered & smooth.
  9. Sprinkle bottom of cake with cotton candy crunch. Top cake with cotton candy.
  10. Enjoy!

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