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
- Presentation platter
- 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.
Two rectangular bread pans may be used to bake the batter if you do not have an appropriate cake pan.
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.
Use a piece of sturdy cardboard covered with one of dad’s old shirts to create an original serving platter.
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.
Did You Know:
Neckties remain the most popular Father’s Day gift.