Recipe

Lollipop balloon cake

Hold on tight, we're taking flight! This cake decoration is perfect for a Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party, or a infant's nursery rhyme birthday party.

  • 1 hr 30 mins preparation
  • Makes 1
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Ingredients

Equipment
  • paper piping bag
  • 30 centimetre round cake board
Cake
  • 453 gram tub vanilla frosting
  • blue food colouring gel
  • 3 x 600g packets round chocolate cake
Decorations
  • 1 roll green apple bubble gum tape
  • rabbit figurine
  • 2 yellow bootlaces
  • 3 large flat lollipops
  • 1 large round lollipop
  • 3 small round lollipops
  • 2 small flat lollipops

Method

Lollipop balloon cake
  • 1
    Spoon ¼ cup of the frosting into piping bag; reserve. Tint remaining frosting blue.
  • 2
    Level cake tops. Secure one cake, cut-side down, on cake board. Spread top of cake with ¼ cup of the blue frosting. Repeat with remaining two cakes, layering cakes on top of each other. Cover top and side of cake with remaining blue frosting.
  • 3
    Using picture as a guide, cut bubble gum tape to make grass. Press grass around bottom edge of cake. Position rabbit figurine onto cake. Position bootlaces and push lollipops into side and top of cake.
  • 4
    Pipe clouds onto cake with reserved frosting.

Notes

We used flat and round lollipops for this cake. If using non-edible decorations, make sure that they are removed before serving.

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