SpongeBob Form Cake How To

Invite SpongeBob in the form of a cake!

Use some piping magic to create a cake Sandy and Patrick would eat up! It's a breeze with a SpongeBob Cake Pan and a few cake decorating essentials. For detailed cake decorating instructions, check out the SpongeBob cake how-to below!

SpongeBob Form Cake



  • Wilton Icing Colors in Black, No-Taste Red, Royal Blue, Lemon Yellow and Brown
  • Two-layer cake mix or favorite layer cake recipe
  • Buttercream Icing


  • Wilton Decorating Bags and Coupler
  • Decorating Tips 3, 16, 21
  • Wilton Cake Board
  • Cornstarch
  • Toothpicks

1) Bake cake

Bake cake in pan according to recipe instructions. Let cool, then transfer to cake board.

2) Prepare buttercream

Tint 1/2 cup Lemon Yellow. Tint 1/4 cup light Lemon Yellow. Tint 1/4 cup No-Taste Red. Tint 1/4 cup Royal Blue. Tint 1/4 cup Brown/No-Taste Red combination. Tint 1/2 cup Black. Reserve 2 cups white

3) Ice sides of cake

Cover sides with white icing and smooth with spatula.

4) Outline sponge

With tip #3 and light yellow icing, outline sponge area and sponge holes. Pipe in sponge holes and smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

5) Create eyes

For whites of eyes and teeth, pipe with tip #3 and white icing. For irises, pipe in blue icing. Pipe black icing for the pupils. Smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

6) Outline features

With tip #3 and black icing, outline facial features, arms, shirt, pants, tie and legs.

7) Create mouth

Pipe in black icing using tip #3. Outline and pipe in tongue using tip #3 and red icing. Smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

8) Grab your yellow icing

Cover head, arms and legs using tip #16 and yellow icing.

9) Create shirt and shoes

Fill in shirt with white icing using tip #16. Outline shoes with white icing and fill in using tip #16 and black icing. Cpver socks and toes of shoes using tip #16 and white icing.

10) Fill in pants

Cover pants with tip #16 and brown/red icing.

11) Finish socks and shoes

Pipe stripes on socks using blue and red icing. Pipe white shoelaces.

12) Put on the finishing touches!

Using red icing, fill in SpongeBob's tie, pipe freckles and outline his cheeks and chin. Pipe eyelashes using black icing.

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