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Easter Pinata Cake

March marked the second birthday for International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club and we celebrated all month with birthday-themed posts, looking back at the last two years, geek interest stats, and of course, with cake!

We decided to make a Pinata Cake for the bake-along this month using these instructions we found on Pinterest:

It seemed easy enough and it allows you to use any cake flavour, icing, and treats for the middle. The combinations are endless!

I made an Easter-inspired one. Because March was a whirlwind of a month, I ended up using a cake mix and canned frosting I had in the cupboard and picked up some Easter jelly beans at the store. The butter pecan cake, vanilla frosting, and jelly beans were a perfect combination and I love how it turned out.

I will be using this method again for other cakes. If you search 'pinata cake' on Pinterest you will find so many ideas for this style of cake and there are some that interest me a lot.

The other day I came across a couple of pinata cakes online that would be perfect for Easter.

Pinata cupcakes! I love this idea so much!!

I'm making another Easter treat later today that I'll be sure to share as long as it turns out.
xo Jen


  1. Oh my this is such a cute and amazing idea, it looks absolutely delicious to perfect for a celebration xoxo

    ♥ Cateaclysmic ♥


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