Firecracker Cake


1 box white cake mix

Ingredients called for on cake box

Red food coloring

Blue food coloring

1 container (12 oz) white frosting


1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease a fluted tube cake pan. Make cake batter according to directions on box. 


2. Pour 1 c. of the batter into a small bowl; stir red food coloring in until well mixed. Pour another cup of batter into a different bowl and stir in blue food coloring until well mixed. 

3. Pour red cake batter into bottom of pan. Carefully pour remaining white batter over red batter. Carefully pour blue batter over white batter. The blue batter will not completely cover the white batter. 


4. Bake as directed on box. Cool cake 5 minutes. Flip out of pan onto cooling rack and cool cake completely. 


5. When cake is cooled, divide the frosting evenly into 3 microwaveable bowls. Microwave 1 bowl of frosting on high a few seconds until smooth enough to drizzle over cake. With spoon, drizzle all of the 1st bowl of microwaved frosting over the cake. Repeat microwaving second bowl. Stir in blue food coloring. Drizzle over cake. Repeat with last bowl, adding red food coloring and drizzling over cake. 


6. Let the cake stand until frosting is set. Enjoy!