I thought I'd share a picture of baby's birthday cake that I made a couple of weeks ago for his 1st birthday.
He seems to like lions and 'rawr' noises so I did a bit of a hunt around online for some lion cake inspiration.
I found this and this which I thought were pretty cute. And then I finally settled on my own attempt at this version.
Here's how my one came out...
I used a basic sponge recipe and made one sponge (rather than 2 for a Victoria Sponge type cake). I thought a 'shorter' cake would be best for baby to eat!
It's decorated with butter icing coloured with yellow colouring and chocolate butter icing. I then used some fudge writing icing for the mouth. The ears are a shortbread biscuit cut in half and covered in buttercream icing.
It's not exactly a professional looking cake but I wasn't aiming for that. I was aiming for something fun plus it seemed to go down rather well...
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