3 Ways to Frost a Cake That Are So Easy a Kid Can Do Them

by Lisa Hirsch Lozano 2:42 PM, April 26, 2017

Aired June 23, 2017

You spent hours baking a cake and waiting for it to cool.

Whether it’s for a birthday party, a baby shower or some other special family event, THIS is your chance to rack up some serious likes on Facebook and Instagram… but you don’t exactly know how to use the frosting tips stashed at the back of your kitchen junk drawer.

Relax! Cake Boss Buddy Valastro has three impressive cake decorating ideas that are so simple kids can do them.

ACTUAL kids did do them, in fact. Watch the video above to see Buddy’s adorable sons Carlo, 6, and Marco, 10, demonstrate.

Make a S’mores Cake!

Start by frosting your cake in white, then crumble graham crackers on top, sprinkle with marshmallows and cover the sides with chocolate bars.

Tip: For an added wow factor, “toast” the marshmallows with a blowtorch.

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Get An Elegant Effect With Vertical Striping

By simply piping vertical lines of frosting up the sides -- any cake will look immediately professional!

Create a Mosaic With Dots

And finally, create a beautiful mosaic effect by piping tiny dots in a variety of colors to cover the outside of the cake. It will be so beautiful everyone will think that it was way harder to decorate!

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Check out Rach’s turn at the cake decorating table below (spoiler alert: baking is NOT her strong suit).