How to Bake a Father's Day Tie Cake

Dad will be all smiles when you present him with this charming Father's Day tie cake baked and decorated with love.

You will need

  • Cake mix
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Rectangular cake pan
  • Cupcake tin
  • Oven
  • Knife
  • Presentation platter
  • Frosting
  • Candy decorations
  • 2 rectangular bread pans (optional)
  • Sturdy cardboard (optional)
  • Man's shirt (optional)

Step 1 Buy cake mix Buy dad’s favorite prepared cake mix and prepare according to instructions, pouring the batter into two rectangular pans. Reserve enough for one cupcake.

Step 2 Bake Bake the cake and cupcake according to mix instructions.

Step 3 Cool Allow the cake and cupcake to cool, and then carefully remove them from the pans.

Step 4 Cut cake Cut the cake in half lengthwise, then, arrange the two pieces on a serving platter, forming one long, skinny shape.

Step 5 Place muffin Place the muffin at the top of the long shape to form the tie’s knot, then use a knife to cut a V-shape at the opposite end of the cake.

Step 6 Frost Frost the cake on all sides, and then decorate it with candies to resemble a familiar tie pattern. Now, get ready for big hugs and kisses from a happy dad.