Birthday Cake Recipes - Children will love the butterfly and ladybird decorations on this colourful cake == and you'll love its simplicity.


- Easy vanilla cake and sweetening combine (see instruction below)

- 100g chocolate (I used Milkybar)

- Basic vanilla buttercream combine (see simple vanilla cake instruction below)

- 12 big chocolate buttons, half-dozen cut in [*fr1]

- treat-size pack chocolate buttons

- 2 chocolate sticks (I used Matchmakers)

- hundreds and thousands

- multicoloured candles

- red (or no matter color you like) writing icing tubes (I used Asda)

- multicoloured candles

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Method How To Make Birthday bug cake

  1. Bake the simple vanilla cake during a lubricated, lined deep 20cm cake tin as within the basic recipe; drench with sweetening and leave to chill. Leave the kitchen appliance on.
  2. Break the chocolate into cubes into a microwaveable bowl, and warmth on High for one min (or soften over a pan of cookery water). Stir, then leave any remaining lumps to soften within the heat liquid chocolate. Once just-warm, beat the chocolate into the buttercream.
  3. Start the butterflies. place the complete big buttons on a flat baking receptacle on non-stick baking paper, then place into the kitchen appliance for 20-30 secs or till the chocolate appearance shiny. Take out, scatter with lots of and thousands, then leave to line fully before cutting in [*fr1] with an outsized non-serrated knife. For the ladybirds, pipe dots of icing everywhere the already cut big button halves, then leave aside to dry.
  4. Spread the buttercream over the cake, then begin to rearrange the butterflies. Cut every go-between into three – these can create the bodies. Press onto the cake, then stick four big button halves around every body to create ‘wings’. For the ladybirds, place 2 inconsistent button halves along, then use atiny low button for the top. Scatter a lot of lots of and thousands everywhere the cake, then poke within the candles.