Recipe

Waffle castle cake

Brave knights defend the realm! This waffle cone castle cake is perfect for any birthday knights, and kingdom themed birthday parties.

  • 2 hrs preparation
  • Makes 1
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Ingredients

Equipment
  • 30 centimetre x 40cm rectangular cake board
  • 4 long wooden skewers
Cake
  • 450 gram packet double unfilled sponge slabs
  • 1/2 x 453g tub vanilla frosting
Decorations
  • 12 english-style waffles
  • 6 ice-cream wafers
  • 1 cone-shaped wafer cone
  • 5 cone-shaped wafer cone
  • 1 rainbow sour strap
  • 4 red sour fruit rings
  • 1 red sour strap

Method

Waffle castle cake
  • 1
    Trim cakes to sit flat. Spread top of one cake with a little frosting; secure other cake on top. Secure to cake board, cut-side down, with a little frosting. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the frosting. Spread remaining frosting all over cake.
  • 2
    Cut turret shapes from one short side of four waffles. Secure turret waffles to front and back corners of cake; lay two waffles long-side down in centre at front and back of cake; secure four waffles short-side up, on sides of cake. You will have two waffles left over.
  • 3
    Place remaining waffles flat on top of cake in centre; place four wafers on top. Place one wafer in front of pile, as pictured. Place wafer cone on top of one flat-based cone; position on top of wafer pile.
  • 4
    Cut rainbow sour strap into flag shapes; thread onto skewers. Place fruit rings on top of remaining flat-based cones; push a skewer through centre of each cone, as pictured. Position cones in corners of castle.
  • 5
    Cut red sour straps into window and door shapes. Secure to cake with a little frosting.
  • 6
    Cut remaining wafer into a door shape; secure at base of door as a drawbridge.

Notes

We used white chocolate rocks to decorate the front of the moat.

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