1.Preheat oven to 180°C (160° fan forced). Grease cake pans; line bases with baking paper.
2.Make cakes according to directions on packets. Divide mixture evenly between pans, bake about 1 hour. Stand cakes in pans for 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire racks to cool.
3.Using a serrated knife, level cake tops so they are the same height. Turn cakes cut-side down. For the clown’s hat, mark a point halfway along the top edge of the square cake, cut from this point to the bottom corners to form a large triangle, reserve triangle for the hat. For the clown’s tie, using picture as a guide, cut two even-sided triangles from the leftover square cake, discard any remaining cake.
4.Secure round cake, cut-side down, on cake board with a little butter cream, position and secure cake triangles on board to form hat and bow tie.
5.Place half the butter cream in a medium bowl, tint yellow. Place half the remaining butter cream in a small bowl, tint blue. Tint the remaining butter cream purple.
6.Spread yellow butter cream all over clown’s face, spread the blue butter cream over hat and spread the purple butter cream over the bow tie.
7.Bend WONKA NERDS Ropes; place around face for hair. Position NESTLÉ white Melts on cake to make eyes, attach blue NESTLÉ SMARTIES with a little butter cream. Place thinly sliced ALLEN’S CHICOS around eye.
8.To make nose, secure ALLEN’S JAFFAS on an ALLEN’S FRECKLES with a little butter cream, position on face. Position ALLEN’S Ripe Raspberries and Lollipops for cheeks and ears. Trim ALLEN’S SNAKES ALIVE into a mouth shape, position on cake with ALLEN’S Teeth inside.
9.Decorate bow tie with NESTLÉ SMARTIES, and hat with ALLEN’S MARELLA Jubes.
Equipment – 1 x deep 20cm-square cake pan, 1 x deep 22cm-round cake pan, 1 x 30cm x 60cm covered cake board. Decorations 2 x 25g packets WONKA NERDS Rope 2 NESTLE Melts White Cooking Compound 2 blue NESTLE SMARTIES 2 ALLEN’S CHICOS, sliced thinly 1 ALLEN’S JAFFAS 1 ALLEN’S FRECKLES 2 ALLEN’S Ripe Raspberries 2 green ALLEN’S Lollipops 2 red ALLEN’S SNAKES ALIVE 1 ALLEN’S Teeth 12 NESTLE SMARTIES 16 ALLEN’S MARELLA Jubes