Grocery store cake makeover

Hi friends! Happy Sunday! I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!

Today, I want to share a little hack that can come in handy sometimes, a grocery store cake makeover. I use this hack anytime I’m running behind and need a quick birthday cake or dessert. This is just one idea, but there are so many great ways to give a little makeover to grocery store cakes/dessert.

For this, I started with an average grocery store cake…

Scraped most of the frosting and sprinkles off.

I wanted to create a “naked” look, so after the original frosting was removed, I added a thin layer of store bought buttercream frosting to it. I then added a few berries and greenery (thyme) to dress it up a little.

Here’s another cake, slightly larger, that I also did this to.

And, what makes this cake look even better is the super cute squirrel cheese tray from Vagabond House, that I used as a cake stand. Presentation is key!

Click HERE to check out this darling squirrel cheese tray and so many other awesome products that are perfect for entertaining and everyday use.

I hope you enjoyed this post. It’s a little different than what I usually post, but any hack that can save me time and energy, I figure one of you might like to use too.

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and for leaving such sweet comments! Y’all are the best!

Have a wonderful day!


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  1. This is the coolest and most elegant food hack ever! I would have never ever thought about this!

    Please share this at TFT tomorrow!

    1. Thank you so much!!!

  2. Oh wow! I love how this looks when you finished it and I hate the 6″ of frosting they have on bought cakes anyways and scrape it off before I eat it so why not try this? I love the idea…..thanks for sharing

    1. You’re so sweet! Thank you!

  3. This is very clever and definitely happening at our next gathering!

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