When you're a kid, there is hardly anything more exhilarating than taking a swing at a piñata and watching all the candy fall out. To remind me of those fun times—and, fine, to impress the guests at my Cinco de Mayo party—I decided to bake a cake that would serve as a great alternative to a traditional piñata: no ladder, no tree, no yard cleanup, and no bat-wielding, sugar-loaded, blindfolded kids required. Just an awesome, candy-filled cake that looks like a piñata.
Here, a step-by-step guide on how you too, can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with more candy and less clean up. (And cake.)
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You will need: