Wilton Make a Colorful Cake in a Jar

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by Wilton Design Team

Wilton Make a Colorful Cake in a Jar

Preserve this cake recipe for years to come!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time needed neither to bake nor cool cake, nor make the pudding.
    Once you have steps 2 through 4 down, feel free to try this recipe with different shapes and colors!
  • 2
    Prepare pudding mix according to package directions.
  • 3
    Prepare batter following recipe directions. Tint 3/4 of the batter Orange and remaining batter Yellow. (Tip: combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for Yellow shown.) Fold a strip of aluminum foil 11-1/2 inch long and place in pan to form a dam, 1/4 of the way from short side. Pour Orange batter into 3/4 of the pan length and Yellow batter into remaining 1/4 of pan. Bake and cool cake. Trim cake to 1 inch high. Use straight edge of “A” blossom cut-out to cut one Orange blossom for each treat. Use straight edge of “F” round cut-out to cut out center of Orange blossom and cut one Uellow center for each treat. Insert Yellow center in Orange flower.
  • 4
    Prepare whipped icing according to package directions. Place icing and pudding, separately, into decorating bags fitted with tip 12. Pipe a small amount of pudding into bottom of Mason jar. Pipe a layer of whipped topping on top of pudding. Position blossom cake. Continue adding layers of pudding and whipped topping to top of jar. Close jar and tie ribbon bow around lid. Chill until ready to serve.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Orange 104103404
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Lemon Yellow 104103402
  • Wilton Icing Color 1 oz. Golden Yellow 104103403
  • Wilton Recipe Right Jelly Roll Pan 17-1/4 inch x 11-1/2 inch 104105994
  • Wilton 10 inch x 16 inch Cooling Grid 104106022
  • Wilton Cut-Outs Dual-side Fondant Cutters Blossoms 104793695
  • Wilton Cut-Outs Dual-side Fondant Cutters Rounds 104793687
  • Wilton Whipped Icing Mix 104105040
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags 16 inch 12 pc. 104105232
  • Wilton Decorating Tip No. 12 104103096
  • Wilton Coupler Set 4 pc. 104106146
  • Your Favorite Vanilla-Flavored Instant Pudding and Pie Mix (and Ingredients to make it)
  • Your Favorite White Cake Recipe or Mix (one 15.25 oz Cake Mix makes approximately 9 Jar Treats)
  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536 (you will need 1 for each Jar Treat)
  • Ribbon (such as Morex Double Face Satin Ribbon 7/8 inch x 7 yard Powder Blue 104444704)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Knife
  • Plastic Ruler
  • Scissors