INSIDE OUT SURPRISE CAKE – NERDY NUMMIES


Hey guys, it’s Ro! Welcome to another Nerdy Nummies, I got so
many requests from you guys to make something Inside Out
themed, we have never made something Inside Out themed before and I absolutely
love this movie. The first time I watched it, we were on a
tour bus, we were driving around the country touring the Nerdy Nummies Cookbook, it was so much fun! I have so many good memories of this movie
that I want to make something very special. I thought hmmm we’ve made a piñata cookie
before, but we’ve never made a piñata cake before! So today we’re gonna be making an Inside
Out Piñata Cake, also known as a Surprise Cake! With a bunch of yummy, edible, surprise memories
inside, let’s get started! To make a surprise cake you need at least
3 cakes, you have the bottom, the hollowed center where you’re gonna put your
candies or whatever you’d like, and the then top. So the ingredients that I have right here
are to make 1 cake. So if like me, you’re making 3 cakes, you’re
gonna times this recipe by 3. But if you’d like to make a huge surprise
cake, a 5 layer one, times this by 5. You get it! The thing you’ll need, will be: 1-1/2 cups
of cake flour, 1-1/2 cups of all purpose flour, 1-3/4 cup sugar, 1 cup of unsalted
butter, 1-1/4 cup of milk, 4 eggs, 1/2 a teaspoon of salt, 1 tablespoon
of baking powder, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. Now let’s put it all together! The first thing that we’re going to do is
whisk together our dry ingredients into this bowl right here. We’re gonna add our cake flour, flour, baking powder, and salty-salty! Now whisk together until everything is evenly
combined. I just set the dry ingredients off to the
side and now we are gonna cream together our butter and sugar, into this mixing bowl. You’re gonna pour in all of your butter,
then add your sugar. Then we’re gonna mix together, pfft-pfft-pfft-pfft-pfft! Now we’re gonna mix together until it’s
light and fluffy. And now we’re gonna be adding our eggs in,
1 at a time. We’re gonna add an egg and then mix, egg, mix, and be sure to scrape in between each time. Then add your vanilla and mix it up one more time. Now we’ve got our wet ingredients mixed
together, our dry ingredients mixed together and our milk over here. We’re gonna add our dry ingredients in 3
parts and our milk in 1/2. So it will go dry, and then mix it up, and
then 1/2 of the milk, and then mix it up. Dry, milk, dry. Starting and ending with dry. Our cake batter’s ready and now I’m getting
ready to bake. Over here I have a 10 inch round baking pan, and it is 2 inches
tall, I lined it with a piece of parchment paper at the bottom, and greased
it, so it’s ready to go. Now you’re just gonna pour your batter in,
you’re gonna want to fill it about 80-90% full, you want it to be very tall! Now my cake is ready to bake, we are gonna
heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake for 30 minutes, then we are gonna reduce
the heat to 325 and bake for an additional 20-30 minutes. And, just a reminder, I’m gonna be baking 2 more cakes, because I want 3 of these! I took my cakes out of the oven, they’ve
had plenty of time to cool. I baked 3 cakes, As you can see over here,
I cut the first cake in 1/2. My second cake in 1/2 and my third cake, I
just leveled it, using a cake leveler to be a little bit taller, this is gonna be
the top of the cake. Now we’re gonna cut circles into the center of 3 of our
cakes. This is what makes our cake a surprise cake! I just found what I had around the kitchen,
this is a 6 inch pan, and you’re just gonna place it in the middle of your cake. And then I’m gonna take a sharp cutting
knife and I’m gonna cut it out, all the way around. As you guys can see, I have a piece of cardboard
in between each layer, so that it won’t cut through. Just gonna pop it out of the center, ta-da! Now feeling the joy! It worked! Now we’re gonna cut out the center of 2
more of our layers of cake. Now it’s time to assemble our cake. What we’ve got over here, we’ve got the bottom of our cake, the top layer of our cake,
and then 3 of the hollowed out center layers of our cake. Then to fill our piñata cake I have a bunch
of different mini gum balls here, they are the
colors of the memory orb like from the movie. We have Yellow for Joy, Green for Disgust,
Blue for Sadness, Red for Anger, I’m not doing that one very
good… Eragghhhh! OK, there we go! Eraggghhh! And purple for fear! The first thing to do to build our cake is
take the bottom layer and place it onto our cake stand. Then we’re gonna take our frosting, this
is just some buttercream frosting I put into a plastic
baggie, just put a little frosting around the edges, I’m not gonna frost in
the middle though. Now we’re gonna place on our first hollowed
layer, right on top. Now we’re gonna add our next 2 hollowed out
layers. Before we add our top layer we are gonna fill
up our piñata cake with a bunch of yummy candies. I’m gonna take all of my mini gum balls
and pour them into a bowl to mix them up. Now I’ve got all of our gum balls, I’m
gonna add them in, this is about 6 cups. This is like the most awesome birthday cake! I wish somebody made me one of these! Oh yeah, oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! You just want to make sure that it’s nice
and full, then we’re gonna add the top layer of our cake. Ohhhh, it’s happening! Our cake is assembled and it is ready to frost. I’m just gonna take more of the purple buttercream icing, and I’m gonna start at the top. I like to smooth it out and then work it down
the sides. Once you’ve got some frosting on the side
of your cake, now we’re gonna make it really smooth looking. You can either you a very long spatula or
I’ve got this little cake lifter thing, anything with
a straight edge, like this, will do. You guys, this is really cool because it’s
super easy. You just put it here, it’s resting on the
plate, and then we’re gonna spin it around! Just gently push into the cake, and smooth
it out. Our cake’s frosted, and it’s nice and
smooth, and now we’re gonna pipe on the border, we’re gonna pipe on a border
on the bottom of the cake, and around the top of the cake. I really like to do this because it just brings
the whole cake together, it makes it feel finished. Over here I’ve got buttercream frosting
which I’ve dyed the different character colors, we have blue, yellow, purple, red
and green! I put them into plastic baggies with number
12 tips because the border I’m gonna be attempting, is called dots! We just make little circles all the way around that look like the memory orbs. So you’re just gonna start here, bewp! And then I’m just gonna be alternating the
different colors, just like the memories are stored in the movie. Our cake is almost ready, to serve, it’s
almost done, it’s completely iced, but I just wanted to make some final decorations
for the top. I wanted it to feel like you were hanging
out in headquarters, so I found these little figurines online, I ordered these ones,
but we’re gonna be making their control panel! Where they’re doing everything! Here I’ve laid down a piece of wax paper,
and I’ve got some powdered sugar over here. So I’m just gonna sprinkle some down, so
that our fondant doesn’t stick to the surface, and now I’m
gonna make this control panel, I’m first gonna start with the white fondant
and I’m gonna make a base and a top, of the control panel. Base kind of looks like that. And now, I’m gonna make the top, I’m gonna
flatten it. It kind of looks like the Super Nintendo game controller. Then I’m gonna use all the different colored
fondants over here, this is just marshmallow fondant that I’ve dyed different
colors, to make all of the little buttons and levers and shapes that are on
top of the control panel. This is what mine look like. And with the little fondant balls, you can
juggle your emotions! Ready? Joy, Sad… OK…. Final touches! This part’s easy! Oh, I’m gonna do the control panel first,
because they’re all hanging out around the control panel. Come here Joy! We’ve got Fear, Disgust, and then Sadness,
and Angerrrrrrr! Ta-da! Here is the inside out cake that we made today! I think this would make an amazing birthday
cake, you guys, it is super cute! A big thank you to you guys for suggesting
something Inside Out. I am super excited because this is the first
time on Nerdy Nummies that we have ever made a piñata cake, a surprise
cake! Here it is! I can’t wait to cut it open, see all the
little gum balls! I’m so excited! I’ll be taking lots of pictures of this
cake and posting it on Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter, and if you guys make
this cake, please take a picture and send it to me, I love seeing your baking
creations! I get a big kick out of it, it just makes
my day! Also, if you have any other ideas for any
other Nerdy Nummies, please let me know, leave me a comment down below and I
will do my best to make it happen! Alright, thanks again you guys, bye-bye! Alright, surprise! AH! All the emotions! Oh no, Sadness, come back! Get in there! Dee-dee!

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