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Birthday Cake Popcorn Cake

With bright and colorful Birthday Cake Popcorn Cake, any day can be a celebration!



  • 5 gallons of popped corn
  • 1 bag of #2096 Basic Corn Treat Mix
  • 8 oz of Coconut Oil or Butter
  • 10 oz of Water
  • 4 cups of Sugar (white)
  • 1 bag (16 oz) of Mini Marshmallows
  • 1 package of Cookie Icing
  • Sprinkles

    *For extra chewy/stretchy cake, add 1 can of sweetened condensed milk



  • Add #2096 Basic Corn Treat Mix, water, oil/butter, and sugar to the cooker mixer
  • Turn on heat/motor switch
  • Once mixture is halfway through cook cycle, add marshmallows (and sweetened condensed milk if using)
  • Cook to set point (approximately 275 degrees F)
  • Turn off heat and turn on motor
  • Add 5 gallons of popped corn and mix well
  • Dump/scoop corn into pre-greased cake form and press gently to adhere popcorn together
  • Repeat as needed keeping mixer on to keep remaining corn workable
  • Allow cake to cool completely and drizzle with icing and decorate with sprinkles



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