Favorite Scream Team: Mike & Sulley’s Cake Jars Recipe

We’re screaming over these cake jars! Our favorite scream team is at it once again, but this time, in cake form. is bringing us a recipe inspired by the duo Mike and Sulley for the popular movie, Monsters, Inc. Grab your spoon and get ready to dig into this irresistibly yummy treat!


Mike and Sulley’s Cake Jars

PREP 30 Min / COOK 15 Min


  • Mini mason jars
  • Vanilla cake mix and recipe ingredients (water, oil, and eggs)
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Food coloring (neon green, neon blue, purple)
  • Small pastry bag and icing tip


1.¬†Prepare¬†cake mix following the instructions¬†on the box. Preheat oven to 350¬įF.


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2. Separate cake mix into three bowls. Add a different food coloring to each bowl. Use purple food coloring in the smallest bowl.

3. Begin filling jars. For the Mike jar, fill jar halfway with green cake mix. For the Sulley jar, add a layer of blue cake mix, then add small drops of purple cake mix on the sides. Continue adding purple spots as you layer in blue cake mix. Do not fill each more than halfway.

4. Place jars in oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. If you leave the cakes in the oven for too long, they can turn a slight brownish color around the bottom. Be sure to keep a close eye on them.

5. Remove cakes from oven and let cool completely before frosting.

6. Place a dollop of white icing on top of the Mike jar. Place a blue chocolate candy on top.

7.¬†Use neon blue food coloring to make blue icing. Transfer to pastry¬†bag. Pipe ‚Äúhairy‚ÄĚ icing on top of Sulley cake jar.

8.¬†Use purple food coloring to make purple icing. Transfer to pastry bag. Pipe ‚Äúhairy‚ÄĚ icing on top of Sulley cake jar.

9. Enjoy!


About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.