Birthday Sweets for Kids with AllergiesPosted: Updated:
Birthday Sweets for Kids with Allergies
3 Tier Round Confetti Cake
3 Round Styrofoam Shapes (8"x2", 6"x2", 4"x2")
3 Bags of Confetti or Shredded Gift Bag "Stuffing"
3-4 Yards of Ribbon (1")
Hot Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
Brush on Mod Podge to the top and sides of each circle of styrofoam. Immediately adding confetti before glue dries, and pressing down on the confetti for about 30-45 seconds to help it adhere to the Mod Podge. Let dry about 15 to 20 minutes. Cut the ribbon to lengths that will fit around the bottom circumference of each tier. Hot glue the ribbon, pulling tight as you complete the circle. Stack the tiers, largest on the bottom and decreasing in size as you go up. Cake can be stored in plastic for later use.
*This cake is especially designed for those in the food allergy community that suffer from Eosinophila (EE), or otherwise have so many food allergies that they are unable to have a traditional birthday cake.
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
2 (7oz) containers of Marshmallow Fluff
3 sticks unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 to 1 C powdered sugar
Beat the marshmallow fluff in a large bowl, with an electric hand mixer. Add cubes of butter, mixing after each cube added. Once mixture is smooth, add vanilla. Mix well. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar, mix well. Add more powdered sugar to adjust the texture.
*Depending on the brands of ingredients used, this recipe could be safe for the following top 8 food allergens: peanut, tree nut, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish food allergy avoidance. If a butter substitute was used, milk would be added to the list.