How to Make a Mother's Day Hat Cake

Show your mom how much you appreciate her by making a cake that expresses her style and personality.

You will need

  • 1 box of cake mix
  • any flavor
  • An egg
  • Oil
  • A 9-inch round cake pan
  • An 8-inch round cake pan
  • Scissors
  • Parchment paper
  • A 12-inch cardboard round
  • Two 12-ounce cans of frosting
  • Ribbon
  • Flowers
  • Candles

Step 1 Prepare cakes Prepare the box of cake mix according to the package directions using water, the egg, and oil. Preheat oven.

Step 2 Place in pan Divide the batter between the 8-inch pan and the 9-inch pan and bake.

Step 3 Cut paper Use the scissors to cut a 6-inch circle out of parchment paper and place it on top of the 8-inch cake. Trim the cake around the parchment paper so the cake is 6 inches in diameter.

Step 4 Place cake Place the 9-inch cake on the 12-inch cardboard round. Spread some frosting on the middle of the 9-inch cake and place the 6-inch cake on top.

Step 5 Frost cake Frost the cake with the spatula, starting at the sides. Decorate the cake by putting ribbon around the top layer of the cake to form a hat ribbon, and place flowers on the “brim.”

Step 6 Use colors Use your mother’s favorite candies and flowers to finish decorating. Transfer the cake to a cake stand.