Adorable chocolate Dinosaurs on a delicious sheet cake with vanilla and chocolate cake, whipped cream and strawberries.

Ingredients

Cake

Chocolate Dinosaurs

  • 25 grams of Dark Chocolate*
  • 200 grams of White Chocolate*
  • Chocolate Food Colouring: Green, Blue, pink, Red, Yellow & Orange

*Enough chocolate to make the chocolate topper twice, so you have a back up.

Tools

What you'll need

  • Dinosaur Template
  • Heat Proof Bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Small or Barbecue Skewers
  • 1 Cutting Board, A4 Size
  • Acetate Sheet
  • Palette Knife
  • Knife
  • Cake Board (35cm x 30cm)
  • Whisk Attachment(s)
  • Electric Mixer
  • Big Mixing Bowl
  • 1 or more (Disposable) Piping bag(s)

Method

I do NOT temper my chocolate in this recipe, if you prefer to temper your chocolate you could use the method described in this recipe or search online for other methods.

Method

  1. Put your template on a cutting board and tape it down. Cover it with the acetate sheet and tape this down at the back of the cutting board.
  2. Melt the dark chocolate, either au bain-marie or in the microwave, and use a skewer to outline the design.
  3. Refrigerate until set.
  4. Melt white chocolate and colour it in different colours.
  5. Fill in the template with the colours, refrigerate in between. NOTE: See video for more detail.
  6. Prepare a Vanilla and a Chocolate Cake Roll Cake, let cool completely.
  7. Cut each in half to form a total of four rectangles.
  8. Cut strawberries, as shown in video.
  9. Whip up whipping cream with vanille extract.
  10. Stick bottom cake layer to cake board with whipped cream.
  11. Brush with simple syrup.
  12. Cover with whipping cream.
  13. Add cut strawberries.
  14. Cover with another layer of cake and repeat last three steps two more times, placing cake in between the layers.
  15. Cover with final layer of cake and brush with simple syrup.
  16. Cover the entire cake in whipping cream.
  17. Place chocolate design on top.
  18. Pipe some whipped cream dollops around the edge.
  19. Cover edges of the cake with strawberry slices.
  20. Refrigerate until use.

 

Yummy & colourful Smarties Birthday Cake. 

Ingredients

What you'll need

Tools

What you'll need

  • Pastry Brush
  • Piping Bag(s)
  • Palette Knife
  • Star Piping Tip
  • Toothpick or Cocktail pick
  • Cake Board or Plate (Ø15cm or more)

Method

Method

  1. Cut both Ø14cm cakes into two layers.
  2. Pipe some white chocolate buttercream onto the cake board.
  3. Place a cake layer on top.
  4. Brush cake with simple syrup.
  5. Spread white chocolate buttercream on top.
  6. Place another cake layer on top and repeat steps 4 and 5.
  7. Place another cake layer on top and repeat steps 4 and 5.
  8. Place final layer on top.
  9. Crumbcoat the entire cake using white chocolate buttercream.
  10. Refrigerate until buttercream is set.
  11. Spread on final layer of buttercream.
  12. Refrigerate until buttercream is set.
  13. Create an outline of a number on top of the cake, using a toothpick.
  14. Use Smarties to fill in the number.
  15. Pipe a border on top using a star tip.
  16. Place Smarties on border.
  17. Decorate the sides of the cake with Smarties as well.

 

The perfect cake for a 3 year old fan of Peppa Pig!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 Batches of Vanilla Cake Roll*
  • Food Colouring: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue & Purple

*Colour each layer a different colour

Tools

What you'll need

  • Peppa Pig Template
  • Cake Rings (14cm and 18cm)
  • Cake boards (15cm and 22cm)
  • Cake dowels or milkshake straws
  • Palette knife
  • Heat Proof Bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • 1 Cutting Board, A4 Size
  • Acetate Sheet
  • 1 or more (Disposable) Piping bag(s)

Method

Method

  1. Prepare six vanilla cake rolls beforehand, in each colour of the rainbow.
  2. Place the templates onto a flat surface and cover with acetate foil.
  3. Trace the templates with melted candy melts of the right colours, make sure to make a back up for each template just to be sure. NOTE: You could use different colours if you'd like.
  4. While the candy melts are setting, cut a 14cm and 18cm circle out of each cake layer.
  5. Prepare 2 batches of White Chocolate Buttercream.
  6. Get the two cake boards to assemble your cakes on.
  7. Assemble the two cakes, starting with a cake layer, then some simple syrup and then some white chocolate buttercream. NOTE: Purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red is the order I used.
  8. Refrigerate both cakes while you prepare 3 more batches of White Chocolate Buttercream and add in the remaining buttercream from before, if there is any.
  9. Mix in some blue food colouring.
  10. Cover each cake in the blue buttercream, making sure there's a little leftover.
  11. Place dowels or milkshake straws into the bottom cake where the top one will go.
  12. Place the top cake on top.
  13. Correct any damage with some more blue buttercream.
  14. Place the rainbow and the hot air balloon onto the cake, if necesarry support the back with a dollop of buttercream.
  15. Place clouds onto the cake.
  16. Refrigerate until use.

 

Delicious & easy easter recipe for everyone to enjoy!

Ingredients

What you'll need

  • 30 Finely Crushed Oreos
  • 80 grams of Butter

 

  • 250 grams of White chocolate
  • 300 grams of Cream Cheese*
  • 250 grams of Whipping Cream (Chilled)
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • Optional: Sprinkles

 

  • Peeps Marshmallow Eggs
  • Optional: Black Candy Melts

*Make sure this ingredient is at room temperature

Tools

What you'll need

  • Whisk Attachment(s)
  • Electric Mixer
  • Big Mixing Bowl
  • Heat Proof Bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Brownie Pan (22,5 cm × 22,5 cm × 5 cm)
  • Cling film

Method

Method

  1. Line brownie pan with cling film.
  2. Finely crush the oreos and melt the butter.
  3. Combine oreos and melted butter and press into the brownie pan.
  4. Refrigerate until hard, at least an hour.
  5. Optional: Dip the Peeps Marshmallow Eggs in Melted Black Candy Melts.
  6. Melt the white chocolate, in a heat proof bowl, and let it cool to room temperature.
  7. Whip up the whipping cream to a stiff peak consistency.
  8. Whip together the cream cheese and vanilla extract, then add the white chocolate and combine well.
  9. Gently fold in half the whipped cream, then the other half until well incorporated.
  10. Optional: Fold in some coloured sprinkles.
  11. Pour into the brownie pan.
  12. Optional: Sprinkle over some coloured sprinkles.
  13. Decorate further with peeps marshmallow eggs.
  14. Refrigerate, preferably overnight to make sure it's firm.
  15. Cut into squares and serve!

 

Fluffy, creamy and delicious strawberry and chocolate mousse cake!

Ingredients

What you'll need

  • 150 - 250 grams of Whipping Cream*
  • 150 - 250 grams of Fresh Strawberries*

*Both for filling and decoration

Tools

What you'll need

  • Electric Mixer
  • Big Mixing Bowl
  • Heat Proof Bowl
  • Silicone Spatula
  • Cake Ring (⌀10 or 12 cm)
  • Cake Ring (⌀14 cm)
  • Cake Board (⌀18 or 20 cm)
  • Acetate Foil
  • Plastic Wrap

Method

Method

  1. Cut 4 circles of 10 or 12 cm out of the chocolate cake. NOTE: Whichever you prefer.
  2. Whip up some whipping cream.
  3. Cut strawberries into small pieces.
  4. Place a little bit of whipped cream onto the cake board.
  5. Place a cake layer on top and brush with simple syrup.
  6. Spread whipped cream on the cake layer and add strawberry chunks.
  7. Repeat step 5 and 6 for the next few layers, ending with a cake layer.
  8. Refrigerate while you prepare the white chocolate mousse.
  9. Line the ring mould with acetate and place over/around the chocolate cake.
  10. Place plastic wrap around the mould and secure with a piece of rope.
  11. Pour in the white chocolate mousse and let it set in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  12. Unmould the cake and pipe some whipped cream on top.
  13. Place strawberries on top and strawberry slices around the bottom edge.

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