ABC Birthday cake

I made this birthday cake yesterday for my 2 year old niece Aoibhinn.  It is made using a rectangular tin about 10 inches in length.  I used a classic Victoria sponge recipe, spread buttercream icing on it and covered it in white sugarpaste.  I made the model fruit and veg a few days earlier.  This is an idea I got from a book I have called “50 easy party cakes” by Debbie Brown.  The figures were easy enough to make, I had to mix colours to white sugarpaste to make a yellow, green and red colours for the apple, banana & carrot.  The book shape is difficult enough to get right.  ABCCake2 (Small)It needs a dip in the middle, I added a red bookmark to try to make it look more like a book.  The cake itself went down well with the families at the party.  Aoibhinn’s favourite bit was the characters which she wasn’t letting go of.  She also loved the white sugarpaste.ABCCake

About Aoife

I enjoy making cakes and decorating them for family and friends. I am interested in swapping recipies and techniques with others interested in cake baking and decorating.
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