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baking a cake in a small metal bowl

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wannabedomesticgoddess Sun 06-Jan-13 13:56:02

Its DD1s fourth birthday at the start of Feb. She has asked for a ladybird cake.

I intend to make a rectangle cake and then decorate it with a ladybird sitting ontop.

I found this bowl and think it would be a good size.

Does anyone know what size cake mix, temperature and approx cooking times I need?

Im not too worried that this part of the cake is edible, so if anyone has an inspired way of making a similar size ladybird please share! Would a pure fondant one be silly?

TheSilveryTinsellyPussycat Sun 06-Jan-13 16:16:07

Get the bowl, make a standard victoria sponge mix, see how much is left over and make fairy cakes with it. Then do a sum...

MammaTJ Mon 14-Jan-13 04:21:47

I have a similar bowl and think 10 oz mix filled the bowl and had some left over. 10oz marg, castor sugar, flour and 5 eggs.

redwallday Fri 18-Jan-13 09:47:30

I made this cake for my friends daughter. It was made out of a single round 8inch cake and then a similar size bowl cake on top.!/photo.php?fbid=294208914019050&id=246000825506526&set=a.246774385429170.45740.246000825506526&__user=0

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