Shopkins Layer Cake
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Shopkins Layer Cake

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12


  • 1 pkg white cake mix
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream room temperature
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond extract


  • 2 cup butter softened
  • 4 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 8-10 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 Tbs milk if needed
  • 1/2 block white candiquick melting chocolate
  • Shopkins sprinkles found on amazon or at Walmart
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • Blue gel food coloring
  • Yellow gel food coloring


  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Prepare 2 8" round pans with cooking spray and parchment paper.
  • Whisk together your cake mix, flour, sugar and salt until combined.
  • Add your remaining ingredients and with a hand mixer blend until all dry ingredients are combined.
  • Divide into your prepared pans.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until lightly golden and toothpick comes out clean.
  • To make your frosting, beat your butter until smooth.
  • Add in your extracts and continue to beat.
  • Add in your powdered sugar 1 cup at a time until you reach desired consistency, adding milk as needed.
  • Separate about 1 - 1 1/2 cup of your frosting out in separate bowl.
  • Add in your pink food coloring to the bowl with the more frosting and beat until desired color is reached.
  • Mix in your blue food coloring into the smaller bowl and whisk or stir until combined and desired color is reached.
  • To assemble your cake add 1 layer of your cake to cake stand and spread about 1 - 1 1/2 cup pink frosting and smooth to sides.
  • Top with other cake layer and frost cake fully.
  • Add your blue food frosting to piping bag fitted with an open star tip and pipe out swirls on top of cake.
  • Sprinkle cake with shopkins sprinkles if desired.
  • Melt your candiquick until smooth and add in a little gel food coloring at a time, it tries to seize if too much is added at once.
  • Keep adding small amounts until desired color is reached.
  • Add to piping bag and cut a small hole in tip and swirl up and down bottom of cake sprinkling with more sprinkles immediately.
  • If you'd like to omit the Candiquick and use frosting instead just reserve a little more frosting from batch and dye with yellow food coloring.
  • Refrigerate until serving.