How to Make a Unicorn Piñata Cake

How to Make a Unicorn Piñata Cake

Today we’ve got something really special to share with you…. a unicorn piñata cake!

Perfect for a unicorn party, it matches our We Heart Unicorn party supplies perfectly and  looks super impressive. But it’s not as hard to make as you’d think!

Read on for our simple step-by-step instructions and to find out how to make your unicorn cake look truly magical!

Unicorn Piñata Cake

Unicorn piñata cake recipe

Ingredients for a four-layer sponge cake

  • 440g unsalted butter
  • 440g caster sugar
  • 440g self-raising flour
  • 8 medium eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • A little pink food colouring
  • Rainbow drops

How to decorate your unicorn cake

Once you’ve made a four-layer sponge cake (and filled the middle with rainbow drops), it’s time to turn it into a unicorn! Start by making a batch of vanilla frosting and covering the cake with it (make sure it’s very smooth). Here’s what you need to make the frosting:

  • 500g butter
  • 1kg icing sugar
  • 1tbsp vanilla extract
  • Splash of milk

Unicorn Cake Step 1

Next, use some black writing icing to draw on two eyes.

Unicorn Cake Step 2

Next, take a unicorn party hat and pop it on top!

Unicorn Cake Step 3

Finally, take your leftover frosting, dye it pink and use a piping bag to ice a mane on top of the unicorn’s head!

Unicorn Cake Step 4

And voilà! Your unicorn piñata cake is finished!

Doesn’t it look amazing? A big shout out to our copywriter Laura V for making this amazing unicorn birthday cake for us! Needless to say it didn’t last long!

Unicorn Piñata Cake

Ready to throw your own unicorn party? Take a look at our We Heart Unicorn party supplies or stay on our blog for more unicorn party ideas.