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Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Baking, Desserts, Featured, Recipes | 0 comments

Smartie Cake

Smartie Cake

I saw some pictures online of cakes decorated with M&M’s and felt the urge to try it when my housekeeper’s daughters first birthday came along.

I made a simple vanilla sponge sheet cake, filled it with nutella, covered it with caramel and then decorated it with smarties (SA version of M&M’s). I dusted it lightly with edible glitter and hundreds and thousands. Even though I never got to taste it, as I sent with my housekeeper for her daughters party, I can’t imagine it was anything less then decadently delicious! I just love the way it looks – so bright and funky.

 

smartie cake top lr

 

It was a large cake so I used 4 large boxes of smarties to decorate it with. The caramel on top needed to be thick so that smarties could stay upright sideways.

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