Recipe

Here kitty kitty birthday cake

Delight your child with this gorgeous (and easy) orange birthday cake.

  • 1 hr preparation
  • Makes 1 Item
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Ingredients

Here kitty kitty birthday cake
  • 1 x 600g (1¼-ounce) round chocolate mud cake
  • 1 x 115g (3½-ounce) large blueberry muffin
  • 1/2 x 453g (14½-ounce) tub vanilla frosting
  • orange and blue food colouring
  • 20 gram (¾ ounce) store-bought ready-made white icing
  • pure icing (confectioners') sugar, for dusting
  • 20 centimetre (8-inch) piece black licorice strap
  • 1 pink marshmallow, halved crossways
  • 1 red sour strap
  • 1 fruit salad roll up
  • 2 strawberries and cream lollies

Method

Here kitty kitty birthday cake
  • 1
    Secure cake to the cake board with a little frosting. Cut muffin in quarters. Trim round side of two muffin pieces into triangles; secure to the cake with a little frosting to form the ears. Discard the remaining muffin pieces.
  • 2
    Tint frosting orange. Spread over top and sides of cake.
  • 3
    Knead ready-made icing on a surface dusted with a little sifted icing sugar until icing loses its stickiness. Tint half the icing blue.
  • 4
    Roll white icing on a surface dusted with a little icing sugar into a 3mm (-inch) thickness. Using the 4cm cutter, cut two rounds from icing.
  • 5
    Roll blue icing on a surface dusted with a little icing sugar into a 3mm thickness. Using the 1cm cutter, cut two rounds from icing.
  • 6
    Secure blue rounds to white rounds with a little water to form eyes; position on cake. Cut two small strips of licorice; secure to eyes with a little water, for pupils.
  • 7
    Secure marshmallow on centre of the cake for the nose. Cut licorice into two thin strips; position on cake to form mouth. Shape a 4cm (1½-inch) piece of sour strap into a tongue shape, secure to cake. Cut 6 x 3mm (-inch) thin strips from the yellow part of the roll up; position on cake to form whiskers.
  • 8
    Discard the red section from the strawberries and cream lollies; position white part as ears, as pictured. Decorate the cake with a bow if you like.