This instructable covers how to make a cake that looks like your cat mauled it. I am not sure why this needed to be made, but here it is!

Alternate title: how to make a cake that looks like you dropped it in the grass. The "hair" turned out a little green. This is what happens when you don't plan ahead. :P

During brainstorming of this cake, the office came up with both cotton candy and hard sugar being good hair substitutes. I wish I could have found regular cotton candy and done that on chocolate frosting. That would have made excellent hairballs.

Step 1: What you need:

  • a cake (I just used boxed cake mix and canned frosting.)
  • a hard candy recipe
  • some food coloring
  • hours of free time
This is not going to be super detailed since I was winging it. :D
Hee hee totally looks like a cat destroyed it.
Instead of coating your hands with flour, coat your hands with powdered sugar.
Instead of coating your hands with powdered sugar.
I like it.
Nasty looking...
I should add this to my repertoire of Halloween deserts.
Definitely looks like something the cat dragged in! Love it. DD
When this found its way into my email inbox, the first thing i thought was, "oh s**t, jessyratfink went off the deep end..." Lol, i was sad for a moment... i would have missed your awesome foodie instructables. :P
Any thoughts on using, real, cat hair? I'm baking a cake for my boss..... just sayin'. LOL ! ! <br> This is a great Instructable, thanks.
Pah, faking it is cheating - just wait until you've had a real one that's had hasty repairs.
I'm rather curious as to how that turned out...
I had to pick my teeth...
This is awesome for all the wrong reasons :) I kind of want to make this for our next office potluck as my own form of passive-aggressive resistance to forced, feigned workplace joy and camaraderie.
You, sir, are a king amongst men.
Fun--I'm glad it isn't rat hair cake.
Super cool! I Love Step 4 :)
Great idea! <br>I will vote for it!
Lol this is hilarious. I laughed so hard when I saw this.
hahahhaha, awesome <br>orange and white cat hairs and Lucas has eaten it! LOL <br>
I had read the title a few times, and just had to click on the thumbnail to see it. It sure looks like a cat mauled it, nicely done.

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