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Can I Make a "Moon Rock Cake"?

I saw this "Moon Rock" Cake on the Scran Line's YouTube channel & it looked so cool that I had to try it. :)



Attempt #1:


I was most interested in the decorating part & making the "Moon Rocks" which are cake pop mixture sculpted into rocks. Super cool looking! :) Something I like about his cake designs is that a lot of times the cake batter is colored different colors and part of the design -- so the inside & the outside of the cake is a full art piece. Similarly, I made my cake batter 2 different colors here.



What I used:

- Funfetti cake mix

- Frosting

- Purple and Green food coloring (cake batters)

- Black food coloring (for "Moon Rocks" & to make grey frosting on the outside)

- Extra chocolate cake (for "Moon Rocks")







I had put half of the batter in this big measuring cup & then added green food coloring to it. I put the purple batter into a Ziploc bag before putting it in the cake pan because I didn't think I could get a design consistently pouring it from the bowl. I snipped the corner of the Ziplock bag & piped the purple batter.


I alternated adding the purple and green batter to the cake pan. Even the cake batter is art! :) I baked the cake at 350 degrees as on the box.


While the cake was in the oven, I made the "Moon Rocks". I took some extra chocolate cake I had around & added frosting & black food coloring to make a cake pop mixture, which I sculpted into irregularly-shaped "Moon Rocks".



I used a lollipop stick to poke different holes in them to make them look more like asteroids. He used a fondant tool in the video. I sprayed them edible silver glitter for some sparkle and more outer space look. I think they look super cool!




Once the cake was done, I added a little bit of black food coloring to white frosting to make a dark grey color. I frosted the cake and put the "Moon Rocks" on top.


RESULT: Success! :)


We are good at this! I was very happy with my "Moon Rocks" which look like rocks & don't even look like food. The cake does not look as good as his (haha! :) ), but it was really fun to make & I think it turned out pretty well.


You can sort of see the green & purple cake on the inside in the photo. :)


Give it a try! We are good at this!






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