Fondant fancy birthday cake recipe recipes

Carrot Cake Semi-Fondant Fancies

Carrot Cake Semi-Fondant Fancies

Dip the top of each fancy into the icing and carefully coat the edges too (unlike I did). mum’s birthday the other week and as usual I made her a carrot cake to
Woolly Yoshi Birthday Cake and #BakeOfTheWeek

Woolly Yoshi Birthday Cake and #BakeOfTheWeek

I know that using sugarpaste/fondant would have been easier, however after I mastered white chocolate buttercream for a yule log a couple of years ago, he is no longer interested in sugarpaste (the previous icing of choice) and now prefers buttercream
Pokemon Cake gallery

Pokemon Cake gallery

Use red, white and black fondant to make a poke ball and top off with Pokemon birthday candles. Today's tutorial is a Pikachu collaboration with the very talented and sweet Zoes Fancy Cakes
Carrot and Apple Cake

Carrot and Apple Cake

Over the years I have made carrot fondant fancies, carrot cake meringue pie, carrot loaf, carrot cake Swiss roll
My Weekend Of Cake

My Weekend Of Cake

However, when I tested it out the fondant to cake recipe made it too sickly to enter into the competition - although they did look awesome (no photos though, sorry
Lemon Curd and Yoghurt Cupcakes

Lemon Curd and Yoghurt Cupcakes

As you can see from these cupcakes, we’ve topped some with buttercream and some with fondant. The fondant was a regular old, flavoured with vanilla
Apple Savarin

Apple Savarin

Besides the final challenge was fondant fancies and although I have made those before, they are fiddly and mine never look that great
Healthy Homemade Fruit & Fibre Flakes

Healthy Homemade Fruit & Fibre Flakes

So, if you would like to make a ‘Bob’ cake then make a double batch of my basic cake recipe that I outline in my post ‘chocolate cupcakes and the secret to great gluten-free cakes’, cut the edges off to round off the rectangle, cover in ‘butter’ icing, colour some bought fondant icing yellow and cover the whole thing
A Fond(ant) Trip Down Memory Lane

A Fond(ant) Trip Down Memory Lane

Now came the tricky part, coating each fancy with fondant icing. And so, I hope you understand my disappointment when I chanced upon these little beauties a few weeks ago, and with a now heightened sense of nostalgia, found the sponge to be mass produced and flavourless, the vegetable oil buttercream lacking, and the fondant icing overpoweringly sweet