What you’ll need to decorate Cake fence Mini popsicle sticks Long strip/s of balsa wood Metal ruler Stanley knife Cutting board Hot glue gun and glue sticks Non-toxic paint in your choice of colour (I used dove grey) Paint brush Floristry wire Garden markers White fondant Fondant mat Fondant rolling pin Ruler Fondant cutter Black gel […]
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This cake reminds me of my Nan. I don't know if it's a recipe she made frequently, or if it was just truly memorable when she did! Good ol' fashioned country cooking. This recipe is ideal for a round 20cm diameter cake tin. I used a 24cm tin and multiplied the ingredients by 1.66 (because to double it I needed 6 eggs and I only had 5) — but since it doesn't multiply neatly, I'll just give you the quantities for a 20cm tin.
Lamington Cake 250g butter, softened 1 1/2 cups (330g) caster sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 4 eggs 2 1/2 cups (370g) plain flour, sifted 2 tsp baking powder, sifted 1 cup (80g) desiccated coconut 1 cup (250ml) milk 1/2 cup raspberry jam Preheat oven to 160C. Grease and line two 21cm round cake tins. Beat […]