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We’ve been making a birthday cake for Husband of Mine. Usually he is the birthday cake maker since icing is my nemisis (seriously, we don’t get along at all).
Master D chose a treasure island cake for his dad. He spent ages trying to decide which cake was right 😉 And here it is!
|(sorry I had to use my phone to take the photo)|
And, just for comparision sakes, here is the cake Husband of Mine made for Master D’s last birthday… (mmm, I guess you can sort-of see the difference?!)
|~ Peter Pan on Wendy’s Roof ~|
For the treasure island brownie cake we used:
vanilla to tast (so a hefty lug from Master D)
Start by melting the butter.
While the butter melts add everything else to a mixer. Spill some flour along the way because you are holding your 9 month old at the same time 😉 Then pour the butter in too. Mix!
Pour the mix into a greased baking dish. Bake for about 45 minutes (or until it passes the knife in the middle test) at 180°C (around 350°F).
Test the cake batter, just to be sure it will be good enough for your dad *smile*
Once cooled, dig holes to hide treasure! Then decorate beautifully *cough*…. and ta, da!
|~ A treasure island complete with dinosaurs ~|
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Happy baking, Kelly
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