About This Recipe:
This is a really simple surprise to rustle up for a birthday cake – I made this one for Dylan’s (one of my boys) birthday recently. Having seen, and tasted, a great deal of things the boys are now quite difficult to amaze. So, I made this cake in secret – think of me as you read the instructions – trying to hide cake mix, cooked cakes and decorate the blooming thing without anyone seeing! And yes it was definitely worth it to see the look on his face x
500g butter, softened
500g caster sugar
Preheat the oven to 160c fan/180c/Gas Mark 4.
Gather together your tins for baking. I was making this cake into Dylan’s favourite book so I wanted rectangular cakes. I used a baking tray and a roasting tin the same size .... read more