Easy Unicorn Cake

This magical cake is sweet, colorful, and topped with confetti-covered ice cream cones and cotton candy.


  • 1 package store-bought vanilla cake mix
  • Purple gel food coloring
  • Blue gel food coloring
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 8 to 10 sugar cones
  • Round rainbow sprinkles
  • Pink, purple and blue cotton candy


  1. Grease and line two 9-inch cake tins. Prepare cake batter according to package instructions, and divide evenly into 4 bowls.
  2. Add a little bit of purple, pink, and blue gel food coloring to 3 of the bowls, leaving the last one plain. Mix, and add more gel until a deep saturated shade of each color forms.

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