You have to make a brownie cake. For real. Because look how cute it is. I love to serve things in a new way at the parties I throw. It's such a fun way to add special details that the guests will love. Sure, you can serve a plain old cake. But why not serve a brownie cake? It's something you don't see everyday, everyone (well, just about everyone) loves brownies and it's SO easy. So just make one, ok?
To make this 3 tiered brownie cake, I used two boxed brownie mixes. Stupid easy. I prepared the mixes and then poured them in to a 9″, 6″ and 4″ cake pan. They sometimes sell cake pan sets but I really think the top tier looks cutest when it is 4″ instead of 6″. That's totally personal opinion though…Once the brownies were cooked through, I let them cool and removed them from the pans. And because I am not a baker, I carried my cakes next door to have my fabulous neighbor level them for me. This brownie cake is totally rustic so I probably could have done it myself, but I knew she would do it right the first time. I know my limits and work around them…And I'm super lucky that I have such talented people in my life. What I love about a brownie cake is that there is no frosting. Frosting can get super messy and is another chance for something to go wrong. I am the world's worst froster. I can't put on a crumb coat to save my life. So any way around having to use frosting is the best. Don't get me wrong, I'll eat frosting all day long. I just don't want to have to put it on something. I used a light dusting of powdered sugar to finish the cake and it was all it needed. And to add an extra little boho touch, since this was part of my boho baby shower, I topped the brownie cake with a simple air plant. This brownie cake as so easy to make but totally different from what you would normally find at a party. Plus it looks super celebratory. So instead of making your brownies in a dumb old pan, next time make this tiered brownie cake instead.
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