Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake is trending on the Internet right now. It makes a perfect choice to celebrate the once-in-a-life-time 23rd birthday of your friends, kids, brothers or sisters. Everybody knows how hard it is to turn 23. So let’s help your loved ones start their 23rd journey of years in a more light-hearted atmosphere with this cake decoration concept!
Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake Ingredients
Before getting to bake the cake, first things first you need to prepare these baking ingredients and tools:
- Unsalted butter melted (2 sticks)
- All-purpose flour (3 cups)
- Baking powder (1 tablespoon)
- Salt (1/2 teaspoon)
- Sugar (1 1/4 cups)
- Eggs (4, room temperature)
- Vanilla Extract (1 tablespoon)
- Whole milk (1 1/4 cups)
- Edible food colors, chocolate…
- Serrated knife
- Offset spatula
- Squeeze bottle
- Cake board
- Cake pan
- Parchment paper or cooking spray
Making a Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake Instruction
Step 1: Make a basic cake
Start off with preheating the oven to 350°F then butter the cake pan. Don’t forget to cover the bottom of the pan with parchment paper or use cooking spray. This will help to prevent the cake from sticking in the pan.
Put salt, baking powder and 3 cups of flour in a bowl and whisk till they are combined. Use a mixer to beat 2 butter sticks with sugar until fluffy and light (around 3 minutes). Beat in one egg at a time, then the vanilla extract and the flour mixture. Remember to alternate with milk and flour. Continue mixing until the ingredients are all smooth and incorporated.
Add the batter in the prepared pan and bake until the cake has a lightly golden top (about 30 – 35 minutes). Once the cake is baked through, transfer it the a rack and let it cool down for 10 minutes.
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Step 2: Make the frosting
The frosting can be easily made out of powdered sugar (3 cups), softened butter (1/3 cup), vanilla extract (1 1/2 teaspoons) and milk (1-2 tablespoons).
First you need to mix butter and powdered sugar using an electric mixer or spoon. Then beat in one tablespoon of milk and vanilla. Stir in 1-2 tablespoons of milk to obtain a smooth frosting.
Step 2: Stack cake layers on top of one another and crumb coat the cake
Cut the cake in two or three different layers (depending on its thickness). Use the cake board to carefully remove the first one or two layers. Put 1 scoop of frosting onto the cake layer and spread it evenly all over the layer.
Use the cake board to carefully lift and place it on top of the first frosting layer. Repeat the above steps to spread the frosting and stack the rest of the cake layers. Once all is complete, spread a thin layer of frosting all over the cake to crumb coat it.
Step 3: Add another frosting layer and decorate the cake
Add a thicker coat of frosting to the top and sides of the crumb-coated cake. Now all that is left is to decorate the cake with nobody likes you when you’re 23 theme.
The original version of this cake features blue-and-pink color contrast. You can obtain this by using a brush and painting the cake with edible colors. A simpler way is to use edible dust or chocolate sprinkles. In fact, you can even skip this step as there are many variants of the Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake.
The emoji and the text can be made out of fondant or chocolate ganache. If you’re not confident about your whipped cream writing skills. Ask a talented friend or family member for a helping hand. They also sell the Nobody likes you when you’re 23 edible cake topper image on Amazon. So you might want to check that out too, if you want your cake to be nice and neat.
So there you have it! A Nobody likes you when you’re 23 theme inspired cake of your own creation! This will surely give your loved ones a big surprise on their special day.
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Other Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake design ideas
As mentioned above, there are many ways for you to decorate this cake and the only limit is your creativity! If you’re struggling with finding your own design style. Here are some of decoration ideas that you can refer to:
A sheet cake is definitely something you should consider if you plan to serve a whole crowd of people at a birthday party. This version of the Nobody likes you when you’re 23 theme features pink frosting background and chocolate text and image on top. Along the edges are piped rosettes to make the cake more pop out.
Forget about the emoji, if your piping skills are not up to the task. Just simply write the “Nobody likes you when you’re 23” text – which is the main idea of the cake design. Pipe some rosettes along the edge and add chocolate sprinkles to make the cake more colorful. And it’s all complete.
If your cake is too small and you still want to keep both the text and the emoji. The best way is to move the text to the side of the cake (as shown in the picture above). This idea can add a surprise factor to the cake design as the receiver can only read the message once the box is fully opened.
Instead of buying a Nobody likes you when you’re 23 cake already made in stores. Now you can easily make one yourself with the help of Bourbon O‘s above instructions. The homemade cake might not be as fancy as the ones you can find in the cake shops. But it’s surely more meaningful to your loved ones when they find out it’s you who made it!