Recipe

Cute mouse cake

Quiet as a mouse. This cute heart shaped mouse is a fun animal birthday cake.

  • 1 hr 30 mins preparation
  • Makes 1
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Ingredients

Equipment
  • 30 centimetre round cake board
  • 1 small plastic ziptop bag
Cake
  • 450 gram packet double round unfilled sponge cake
  • 453 gram tub vanilla frosting
  • black food colouring
Decorations
  • 2 large domed pink marshmallows, halved horizontally
  • 1 white marshmallow, halved horizontally
  • 1 black round jube
  • 1 white tic tac
  • 1 pink musk stick
  • 1 sugar-free double d pink lolly

Method

Cute mouse cake
  • 1
    Level cake tops. Spread one cake with a little frosting; top with remaining cake. Using picture as a guide, trim cake into a heart shape, removing as little of cake as possible. Secure cake to cake board using a little frosting.
  • 2
    Reserve 1/3 cup of the frosting; tint remaining frosting grey. Spread grey frosting all over cake. Spoon reserved frosting into ziptop bag, snip one corner, carefully pipe a heart-shaped face in centre of cake, fill with remaining white frosting, smooth with a spatula.
  • 3
    Flatten each bottom half of pink marshmallows with palm of your hand and position on cake for ears, top with white marshmallow halves. Cut jube in half horizontally; position cut-side up on face for eyes. Cut Tic Tac in halfcrossways; position on top of eyes for pupils. Cut musk stick in half crossways then slice each half into long thin strips, position on cake as whiskers. Position double D lolly for nose.

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