Cake Decoration Games for kids!

Cake Decoration Games for kids!

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Triple Chocolate Marble Mud Cake… What more needs to be said?

YUM!

Life is Short. Eat hard!

Time to eatBeing the foodie in our office has lead to me bringing in cakes for birthdays. Fortunately we have a staff of 6 so it doesn’t happen too often. Earlier in the year I made a Mum’s Sticky Chocolate cake for everyone which was a huge success. This time around I gave the birthday girl a few choices and she went with the Triple Chocolate Marble Mud Cake… well really, who wouldn’t!?

Step 1

The only problem… I had never made it before! How difficult could it be.

In a small pan I combined 250 grams of chopped, unsalted butter, 2 cups of caster sugar, and 1 cup of hot water. I mixed this until it was all melted and combined. Then I just set this aside to cool for 15 minutes and got on with the rest of the recipe.

Base mixture

While it was cooling I melted 150 grams of white chocolate in…

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Cookie Monster Birthday Cake with Cookie Dough Filling

Amazing idea! Cookie monster Birthday Cake! 🙂
Yum! thanks sarc127

Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster Birthday Cake with Cookie Dough Filling

Cookie Monster Birthday Cake with Cookie Dough Filling

Ingredients:
for the cake:
2 cups sugar
1 3/4 cups flour
3/4 cup dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup very hot strong coffee (or 1 cup boiling water)
for the filling:
3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups mini chocolate chips

Directions:
for the cake:
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour (or use a baking spray with flour in it!) two 9-inch round cake pans.

In a large mixer bowl, whisk together the sugar, flour, cocoa, soda, powder & salt until combined.

Add in the eggs, milk, oil & vanilla and…

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Random recipe#5: Mint Chocolate Cheesecake!

Wow! How amazing! Delicious!

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I love to make cheesecakes and frequently give them as gifts or donate them to fund-raisers! the mint version is so addictive, its flavour is so unique, the texture is unbeatable!

Ingredients:

  • 185g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup (25g) good-quality cocoa, sifted
  • 1 cup (220g) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour, sifted
  • 50g dark chocolate, melted, cooled

Mint topping:

  • 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar
  • 1 bunch mint, leaves picked
  • 250g cream cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 100ml thickened cream
  • 2-3 drops green food colouring

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 160°C and grease and line a 20cm square loose-bottomed cake pan with baking paper.
  • Place butter, cocoa, sugar, eggs and flour in a bowl and mix well to combine. Press firmly into the prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes or until set. Allow to cool completely.
  • Meanwhile, for the mint topping, place sugar, mint and…

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Random post#7: Peanut Butter Chocolate Eclair Cake!

Yum! check out this amazing recipe from jevbert1234! Cant wait to try it!

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Now this takes it up a notch., this recipe has barely any ingredients! If you are a fan of an eclair or profiterole, this is definite a crowd pleaser.

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of chocolate graham crackers
  • 3-1/4 ounces of vanilla instant pudding
  • 1 cup of peanut butter
  • 3-1/2 cup of milk
  • 8 oz of container of cool-whip
  • 1 can of chocolate frosting

Preparation:

  •  Spray the bottom of a 9×13 pan with cooking spray. Line the bottom of the pan with whole graham crackers. In bowl of an electric mixer, mix pudding with milk and peanut butter; beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping. Pour half the pudding mixture over graham crackers. Place another layer of whole graham crackers on top of pudding layer. Pour over remaining half of pudding mixture and cover with another layer of graham crackers.
  • Heat the container of prepared frosting, uncovered in…

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