Tuesday, 28 August 2012

only fools and horses cake

My first cake carving project...

today is my husbands birthday so I thought I'd surprise him with a cake. Quite an ambitious task for me as it was my first time cake carving! I knew I wanted to make the van from 'only fools and horse' so thought a loaf shaped cake would be easier to carve. I baked a madeira cake as this is apparently kinder to work with and a bit more dense than normal sponge cake. I used a recipe i found on the internet, a 2lb loaf pan and fondant icing to decorate. I presented the cake on an 8 inch cake board. 

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