This giant cupcake cake is made with the a Wilton cupcake shaped pan but
we've given directions below on how to make it without one. It is a
great cake to decorate because it is so versatile.
Using the Giant Cupcake Pan
Prepare a double batch of cake batter or two box mixes. You will
have a little leftover to use for cupcakes. Fill the giant cupcake pan
about 2/3 full. Bake 40-50 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the
middle comes out clean.
Place on a cooling rack in the pan for 30 minutes. Turn upside down
on the cooling rack and allow to cool several hours or overnight
before adding a crumb coat and decorating. Trim off edges if
Add a thin layer of buttercream frosting, this is called crumb
Allow to sit several hours. Now decorate as you'd like.
Giant Cupcake Cake Decorating Ideas:
Frost your giant cupcake and add sprinkles or round candies on
Frost the bottom with vertical lines to look like a real
You can make your own giant cupcake by layering 3-4 circle
layers. Carve the sides narrower at the bottom in the shape of
your cupcake. Add a round cake baked in a ball pan or batter
bowl on the top. Decorate.