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Stain removal guide: Cake, What better way to celebrate a special occasion than with cake? Homemade or store-bought has always brought back memories of my childhood to me, maybe it’s the same for you. 

While these delicious creations are fun to make and even more enjoyable to eat, inevitably the stains they could leave behind always create a headache for us. 

The good news is this, cake stains are almost always the result of food coloring located in the cake or icing itself. Therefore, the main challenge is to clean food colors, including its frosting, from your rug, which can be a common issue alongside the need for rug pet stain removal.

We have put together a step by step guide to remove cake stains from a rug. Follow the instruction, and you’ll be able to make your rug looks great again!

Don’t forget to take a look at other sweet stain removal guide such as Jelly and Jam, Gravy, Chocolate.

“Although the sugar in the cake can be bad for your rug the main culprit is the color from the icing that causes the most problems”

1. Equipment Needed

  1. Hydrogen Peroxide
  2. White Vinegar
  3. Terry Cloth
  4. Isopropyl Alcohol

2. Steps 

1. Mix ¼ cup of Hydrogen Peroxide with 1 Tbsp. Stain removal guide: Cake. of vinegar in 1 cup of cold water.

2. Apply solution directly to the stained area and let sit for 3-5 minutes.

3. Blot up the stained area with clean terry cloth.

4. Repeat as necessary until stain is gone.



1. Directly apply rubbing alcohol to stain and cover stain with a terry cloth  moistened with rubbing alcohol.

2. Frequently change the terry cloth out as it picks up the stain.

3. Be sure to keep stain and terry cloth moist with alcohol.

4. Allow to air dry.

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Author: David Khazai
Author: David Khazai

David Khazai is a 5th-generation rug proficient and certified rug appraiser. As an omniscient author, he explores components and symbolism, making him an exceptional expert in the rug cleaning & repair industry

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