Exploding M&M Cake

Want to make a cool cake that is really easy, will impress everyone and shock your kids?  Make an Exploding M&M Cake with real M&M’s in the middle!  When you cut into this cake, the M&M’s cascade out in a wonderful delectable surprise!

Exploding M&M Cake

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For the entire M&M theme party, click here:

M&M Birthday Party

I also used this same cake for my son’s Lorax themed party.

Vanilla M&M Cake with M&M in the middle

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To make this super cool cake, you need a special giant cupcake pan made by Wilton.

Wilton Giant Cupcake Pan

Fill it with one cake mix of your choice, and bake.

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Then trim the top of the cupcake bottom and the bottom of the cupcake top so they are both flat.

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Then scoop out a section in the middle of the cupcake bottom after it has cooled.  (DO NOT bake the M&Ms in the cake or put them inside the cake while it is still hot, it will not work!)

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Fill the center with M&M’s!  I used one individual sized bag of M&Ms.

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Put the top section on, and then ice it however you choose to.

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M&M Birthday Party!

This is my latest party!  My daughter’s 2nd Birthday and the theme was M&M Party!  Surprisingly there are very few purchasable party items with this theme so almost everything is made by me, and will be available for free download!

M&M Birthday Party

For this party I made M&M Balloons, M&M Cookies, Cupcakes, Water Bottles, an Exploding M&M Cake with Surprise M&Ms in the Middle, Special M&M Ice Cream Cones, Round Colored Ice Cubes, an M&M Table Cloth, Rainbow Table Skirt, M&M Ribbons, M&M T-Shirts, M&M Food Lables and various other items!  Over the next few weeks, I will post the how-to instructions for all of these items.  The links to each post will appear in the comments section at the bottom.

M&M Cookies

M&M Balloons

M&M Goodie Bags

M&M Colors

M&M Cake with M&Ms in the Middle

M&M Water Bottles

Colored Round Ice Cubes

M&M Ice Cream Cones

M&M Table Cloth and M&M Ribbons

Colored Round Ice Cubes

Colorful Cupcakes

M&M T-Shirts

Exploding M&M Cake with M&Ms in the Middle