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Surinam coloured cake

The Surinam coloured cake, or phagwa cake, is a very cheerful cake with so much colour that it makes you spontaneously cheerful and especially when you taste this deliciousness.

Swirl top
20 min. preparing
1 hour and 10 min. cooking
1 hour waiting
8 - 10 people

What you need to make your surinam coloured cake:


  • 500 g FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes
  • FunCakes Edible FunColours Gel Yellow
  • FunCakes Edible FunColours Gel Red
  • FunCakes Edible FunColours Gel Holly Green
  • FunCakes Dip 'n Drip White
  • FunCakes Nonpareils Red
  • FunCakes Nonpareils Green
  • FunCakes Nonpareils Yellow
  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • 5 eggs (approx. 250 g)


  • FunCakes Bake Release Spray
  • FunCakes Dispoable Decoratingbags
  • Wilton Chrome-Plated Cooling Grid
  • Patisse Silver-Top Bundt Pan
  • 3 bowls
Swirl top

Recipe of Surinam coloured cake


Preheat the oven to 180°C (convection oven 150°C).


Prepare 500 grams of FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes as indicated on the package. Grease the turban using the bake release spray. Fill two small bowls each with 3 tablespoons of batter. Colour one portion using red food colouring, one portion using green food colouring and colour the remaining batter yellow. Start by filling the baking pan with a thin layer of yellow batter, secondly a layer of green batter and after that a layer of red batter. Finish with the remaining yellow batter. Bake the turban in the middle of the oven for approx. 60 – 70 minutes until goldan and release the cake on a cooling grid.


Put three tablesppons of Dip ‘n Drip in a bowl and heat it for 10 seconds at 700 Watts. Fil a piping bag with the Dip ‘n Drip and cut of the tip. Divide the Dip ‘n Drip in a zigzag movement across the turban and sprinkle with mixed nonpareils.

Just a little while before you can enjoy your cake. Don't forget to share your creation: #funcakesbyme

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