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Disney Frozen Themed Cake

This Disney Frozen Cake or Winter Wonderland Cake Recipe is an easy layer cake and fun to make!

Ingredients
  

  • 3 9 inch round cake pans
  • 3 sheets of parchment paper
  • 1 10 inch round cake board
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 C sugar
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 5 large egg whites
  • Sky blue gel food coloring

Vanilla Frosting

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5-6 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • sky blue gel food coloring

Optional Icing

  • 2-3 jars Store-bought white icing if you prefer to skip making homemade icing.

White chocolate snowflakes

  • 1 C Ghirardelli white chocolate melting chips
  • 1 disposable piping bag
  • 1 cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

Instructions
 

Cake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray all 3 cake pan with pam baking spray and set aside
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the milk and vanilla and set aside
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder
  • Alternating between the milk and dry ingredients, gradually pour into the butter mixture
  • Mixing on low to medium speed until combined
  • Using another large mixing bowl and a hand mixer, beat the eggs until stiff peaks form
  • Fold into the cake batter
  • Divide the batter evenly between three mixing bowls
  • Leave one bowl white
  • In the second bowl, mix in 2 drops of sky blue gel food coloring
  • In the third bowl, mix in 5-6 drops of sky blue gel food coloring
  • Pour each batter into their own
  • Bake in the oven for 23-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center
  • Allow the cakes to cool completely before removing from cake pans
  • Place the cakes onto a cutting board
  • Using a cake slicer, remove the domes from the cakes
  • Place one layer of cake onto the cake board

White Chocolate Snowflakes

  • Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave on 30 second increments
  • Scoop into a disposable piping bag
  • Cut the tip-off
  • Pipe out about 20 thick snowflakes in different sizes
  • Allow drying overnight!

Frosting Directions

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients together until stiff peaks form (About 5-7 minutes)
  • Scoop about 1 C of frosting into another bowl and mix in a few drops of sky blue gel food coloring

Building the Cake

  • Place the darker blue cake layer onto the cake board
  • Scoop about 1 C of frosting onto the first layer and smooth out with an angled spatula
  • Place the lighter blue layer of cake onto the first layer of frosting
  • Scoop another cup of frosting onto the second layer of cake and smooth it out evenly
  • Place the last layer of cake onto the second layer of frosting
  • Scoop remaining white frosting onto the cake and cover completely
  • Using the angled spatula, scoop some blue icing onto the white cake in random places.
  • Smooth the frosting evenly
  • Carefully place the white chocolate snowflakes randomly all over the cake