Recipe

Pink flamingo cake

Strawberry pink flamingo cake! This cake is perfect for a girls pink themed birthday party, plus the strawberry's add a fresh fruit appeal.

  • 1 hr preparation
  • Makes 1
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Ingredients

Equipment
  • 30 centimetre x 40cm rectangular cake board
Cake
  • 2 x 450g packets double unfilled sponge slabs
  • 453 gram tub vanilla frosting
  • pink food colouring
Decorations
  • 375 gram strawberries, sliced
  • 8 extreme red sour straps
  • 50 gram milk chocolate melts
  • 2 banana lollies
  • 1 white marshmallow, halved
  • 1 sugar-free double d pink lolly
  • 1 soft black licorice, sliced thinly
  • 11 pink musk sticks

Method

Pink flamingo cake
  • 1
    Using picture as a guide, cut one of the sandwiched sponge cakes into flamingo’s body. Secure to cake board with a little frosting. Cut flamingo’s head and neck from remaining sandwiched sponge cake. Secure in position with a little frosting.
  • 2
    Tint frosting pink. Spread frosting over top and sides of cake. Using picture as a guide, decorate body with sliced strawberries.
  • 3
    Cut sour straps into long pieces, position on cake for wing.
  • 4
    Melt the chocolate. Dip one end of each banana into melted chocolate; place on baking paper to set. Position bananas on head for beak. Position marshmallow, double D lolly and licorice for eye and musk sticks for legs.

Notes

Position strawberry slices on the flamingo shortly before serving.

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