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Crushed cinnamon candy add color and a slight hot cinnamon flavor to the inside of the cake.
Melted candy makes the cake look like a firework bursting.
Just add sparklers when serving and you’ll have an amazing 4th of July dessert.
Recipe calls for a Dimensions Cascade Pan from Wilton which is no longer available. You can use a regular bundt pan, a Nordic Vintage Star pan, or check with your local library or cake pan rental – they may still have one.
Hot Cinnamon Fireworks Cake
- 2 3/4 c flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 c butter room temperature
- 2 c sugar
- 6 eggs
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 6 oz
cinnamon Red Hots candy, crushed
- 1.5 oz red & blue sprinkles
- 1 c confectioner's sugar
- 3-4 tbsp milk
- Red, white and Royal Blue Candy Melts candy, melted
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray cake pan with vegetable spray.
- In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. In second large bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add eggs one at a time, scraping bottom and sides of bowl often. Add vanilla; beat until well combined.
- Add flour mixture and beat at low speed until just combined.
- Fold in crushed cinnamon candies & sprinkles.
- Pour into prepared pan; smooth out top. Bake 60 to 65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Cool in pan 10 minutes on cooling grid. Remove from pan and cool completely.
- In large bowl, whisk together confectioners’ sugar and milk. Drizzle melted candy onto cake to look like fireworks.
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