It's a shark -- it's a tornado -- it's a CAKE!  It's a shark-containing tornado cake!  

Entertain your friends and family with this cake inspired by the SyFy original movie, "Sharknado"!  

Step 1:

To make this cake you will need:


6 tablespoons shortening
7 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
6 cups puffed rice cereal
2 boxes cake mix
5 eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 cans vanilla frosting
1 1/2 lb. white fondant
1/2 lb. black fondant
Black food coloring
Blue food coloring
Red food coloring
Yellow food coloring
Silver food color spray (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray


Medium pot
Mixing bowl
Wooden spoon
Fondant rolling pin
8-inch lollipop sticks or food-safe dowels
Cake board
Food-safe decorating brush
2 round cake pans
Serrated knife

I love the movie but I did not know that they would make a cake amazing bravo
Oh this is just to funny!!
I can't even wrap my head around how awesome this is
this needs a background story. No one wakes up and decides to make a sharknado cake, especially outside of shark week
My son is turning 5 tomorrow and he told me he wanted a shark cake. I was like, "A shark cake is cool. But a SHARKNADO cake is so much cooler!"
so cool
That is awesome!!

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Bio: I'm a self-taught cook, baker, and recipe inventor with a huge love of food and a passion to create!
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