Baking

Ant farm cake jars

Busy working at the Ant Farm! Get really creative making ants colony out of white icing in the jars. Outdoorsy kids will love checking out the chocolate sprinkle ants colony and eating it too!
Ant farm cake jars
6
2H
1M

Ingredients

Equipment
Cake
Decorations

Method

1.Bring cream just to the boil in a small saucepan; remove from heat. Pour cream over chocolate in a small heatproof bowl; stir until smooth. Refrigerate ganache 1 hour or until of a spreadable consistency.
2.Roll 20g of the ready-made icing into thin strips; brush with a little water. Sprinkle chocolate sprinkles onto icing to represent ants; gently push chocolate sprinkles into icing to secure. Lay one of the jars on its side. Using picture as a guide, gently press strips of icing on inside surface of jar. Repeat to make a total of 6 jars.
3.Tint the coconut green. Divide cake crumbs evenly among jars; spread ganache over top of each jar, cover with coconut.

You need about 2 x 600g packets chocolate cake to make the cake crumbs.

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