Baking

Young artist’s cake

Do you have a young doodler? This birthday cake is fun and colourful, perfect for any young aspiring doodling artist.
Young artist’s cake
1
1H

Ingredients

Equipment
Cake
Decorations

Method

1.Secure 2 sponge slabs, long sides together, on the cake board with a little frosting. Spread top with a little frosting. Top with remaining sponge slabs. Spread top and sides of cake with a quarter of the frosting.
2.Divide remaining frosting into 4 small bowls. Tint each bowl a different colour.
3.Melt chocolate. Attach two mini sponge rolls together with a little of the melted chocolate. Trim one end to shape into a paint tube. Repeat with remaining sponge rolls. Spread each tube with some of the different coloured frosting.
4.Cut wafer into 4 rectangles. Spread wafers with remaining chocolate. Allow to set.
5.Place remaining coloured frosting into piping bags. Snip the end off the piping bags. Pipe a heart shape onto each wafer. Position wafers onto ‘paint tubes’.
6.Using picture as a guide, position M&M’s, ‘paint tubes’ and ice-cream cones on cake.
7.Write a party message onto cake with frosting. Cut licorice strap into a round to fit the opening of one ice-cream cone. Secure with a little chocolate to make lid. Cut a larger hole at end of piping bags. Pipe frosting coming out of remaining ice-cream cones.
8.Decorate cake board with sprinkles.

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