wi the last cake crumbs and chocolate I made some mini sweets, they were really fake pops that wouldn’t stay on the sticks. So am going to give them to a friend as a birthday cake substitute! Wish I could just eat one up! Lots of love xxx
So I decided with the left over Madeira cake I would make some cake pops. Limited success as they wouldn’t stay on the sticks! Think I need to use smaller ones. Covered them in white, pink and purple chocolate and decorated. Ate melted chocolate though. This has ruined my entire day. Makes me so sad.
Here are the photos of my finished birthday cake for my mums birthday this weekend. Taking this home on a coach should be interesting. I used the iced fruit cake, and then made a Madeira cake (forgot to take photos), cut it smaller and filled with butter cream and jam then iced it. I used […]
Here’s the finished, iced fruit cake. Felt really rewarding doing it. Today I had decided I wasn’t going to eat. The smell of the icing was tempting, but I really restrained myself. Although I did skip a gym workout in order to come home and bake 😦 not feeling so great about that. Also, I […]
Added the layer of marzipan to my fruit cake. Sieved some apricot jam and sponged it over the cake, then used a BBC video to follow how to marzipan a cake. I used a disc for the top and then a strip round the outside. And here is the finished result!
So, layer one for the Birthday cake for the weekend. I followed a basic fruit cake recipe, making some additions and changes here and there. Lots of fresh apples and raisins in there. Not sure how this will keep, as the weekend is a few days away and I’ve read that apples in cake make […]