This easy cake decorating recipe is perfect for beginner bakers looking to impress their friends and family. With simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions, you’ll have a beautifully decorated cake in no time. Whether it’s for a special occasion or just a sweet treat, this recipe is sure to please.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 box of cake mix
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup of butter, softened
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • Food coloring (optional)
  • Sprinkles or edible decorations (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease and flour a cake pan.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs. Mix until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and bake according to the package instructions.
  4. Once the cake is baked and cooled, prepare the frosting by creaming together the butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  5. If desired, add food coloring to the frosting to create different colors.
  6. Frost the cake with the colored frosting and decorate with sprinkles or edible decorations.
  7. Slice and serve your beautifully decorated cake!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 3g || Fat: 18g || Sugar: 28g

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