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Smiley Face Cake Recipe

Smiley Face Cake Recipe

Frost this retro cake bright yellow, add a licorice smile, and your party guests will be feeling groovy.


  • 2 baked 8- or 9-inch round cakes
  • 5 to 6 cups yellow frosting
  • Black shoestring licorice
  • 2 mint patties


  1. Layer and frost the cakes.
  2. Make the sunglasses out of two mint patties and licorice, then add a big licorice smile.


For vibrant colored icing, use paste food colors, which are available at party-supply stores. Keep in mind that a little paste gives a lot of color.