How To Make A Simple Cake Sparkle With Candies – 6 Fun and Quick Decorating Ideas

6 Fun and Cheap Ways to Decorate A Cake With Candies!

If you’re pressed for time, grab some candies! They are colorful and come in various shapes and sizes, which make them so versatile for decorating a cake. All you need is a little imagination and creativity. And, with the plethora of candies available, you’ll have a ton of ideas in no time.

Where do you look for inspiration? From everywhere. Your garden is a rich source of ideas. Think flowers, leaves, plants and insects. What about your child’s favorite movie or cartoon characters? Or, even shapes, toys and storybook elements.

To crank up your imagination here are six simple and quick ways to make that cake pop out.

Continue reading and grab these easy ideas…

1. Circus Peanut Goldfish

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One of the cutest and most creative in this list. Bright orange Circus Peanut sweets are cut and shaped into fishes. Don’t you feel like the fishes are really swimming?


2. Licorice  Ladybugs

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Insects are indeed a great source of ideas for decorating almost anything. Don’t you find these ladybugs adorable? Striking red contrasts with black for a very attractive cake.


3. Pez Patchwork

This candy patchwork is simply delectable!

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4. Candy Blooms

Flowers are one of the most effective ways to decorate anything. They are easy to recreate and they make for really stunning decorations.

Take this cake. There are thousand flowers you can make with candies. You can probably make the icing a shade of green to create a garden of edible flowers.

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5. Chocolate Candy Beach Ball

Why not mimic a beach ball with candy coated chocolates. Suits the athletic fellow to a ‘T’.

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6. White Hot Monogram

Who would have thought candies can make for quite an elegant cake? A monogrammed cake fit for a lady.

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Candies are easy to find. What you need is probably already in your cupboard. If you ever run out of ideas, just cover a cake with gummy bears. Easy, peasy.



Credits: Libbie Summers

Images were screen grabs of a video from Better Homes and Gardens