Baking

Handbag cake

One of the most important accessories for any young glamourette is her designer handbag and this stunning cake will be the envy of all the guests. It can be completed a day ahead, and decorated on the big day.
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12 Item
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Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease and line deep 24cm x 35cm baking dish.
2.Make cakes according to directions on packets, pour into dish; bake about 1 hour. Stand cake 20 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
3.Using serrated knife, level cake top. Turn cake cut-side down. Using paper pattern provided, cut handbag and handle pieces from cake. Place handbag on prepared board, cut-side down, leaving space for handle.
4.Using skewer, mark inner section of handbag onto cake.
5.Tint a quarter of the butter cream dark pink, tint remaining butter cream pale pink. Use to decorate cake, as pictured.
6.Spread handle pieces of cake with pale pink butter cream; position handle and smooth joins.
7.Cut licorice strap into thin strips; position on cake, as pictured.
8.Position silver cachous and jubes, cut-sides up, on cake for clasp.
9.Mark out the name of the birthday girl with pink cachous.
10.Decorate handle with allsorts.

party cake One of the most important accessories for any young glamourette is her designer handbag and this stunning cake will be the envy of all the guests. The cake can be completed a day ahead, keeping you looking cool, as well. We used tweezers to position cachous. Cake can be completed one day ahead; keep in refrigerator if weather is hot. Cooked cake can be frozen for up to one month. Thaw at room temperature for about six hours.

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