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LARGEG&T i mnade the choc traybake :-)

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nailpolish Mon 13-Oct-08 14:46:09

i forgot to take a pic of it though, to show you

it went down a storm! itwas glitterfest gone mad, sparklers the lot

the dds loved it and it fed 35 bairns with some even left over

thanks so much i will be making every birthday cake from now on

even my mother said "its lovely and light, dear, very tasty" [shcok]

nailpolish Mon 13-Oct-08 14:54:29

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aGalChangedHerName Mon 13-Oct-08 17:39:40

Hmm did you save me a bit NP?

You promised!!!

MingMingtheWonderPet Mon 13-Oct-08 17:43:15

Well done

Choc traybake deffo the way to go for birthday cakes. I made one for DS, covered it in choc buttercream and then topped with green dessicated coconut. Put football players on , and hey presto a very easy football pitch.

Glitterfest sounds good, DD would love that!

oopsacoconut Mon 13-Oct-08 18:21:42

What choc traybake?? wheres the recipe??? I want choc cake too. envy

MingMingtheWonderPet Mon 13-Oct-08 18:34:01

np ounds as if she has used a mumnet special recipe.

i use a mary berry recipe which works out very well.

nailpolish Tue 14-Oct-08 09:08:16

its the easiest cake i have ever made

and perhaps the tastiest too although i cant eat cake sad

nailpolish Tue 14-Oct-08 09:12:20

it was all gaone algalch

ill make one special for you

boogeek Tue 14-Oct-08 09:24:01

Can we have the recipe? Sounds good.

nailpolish Tue 14-Oct-08 09:26:17

Chocolate traybake


4 tbsp cocoa
4tbsp hot water
8oz marg
8oz caster sugar
10oz self-raising flour
2 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
1 tbsp milk

Blend cocoa and water in a cup. Beat sugar and marg till soft and fluffy, add egss and mix well. pour in chocoalte mixture. Beat in flour and baking powder adding milk till smooth batter.

Pour in to greased 12x9 inch roasting tin and bake for 35-40 mins till springy and skewer comes out clean.

Decorate either cake with light covering of jam and roll over bought fondant. Go to a cake shop, they will have it ready made. Just roll out on the side using icing sugar, roll up on wooden rolling pin and place over cake. Go for decorating madness and use sparkles and glitter to make cake very girly crazy. Get some sparkler candles too.

It is easy i promise and the girls will love it. Feeds the five thousand and cuts up easily too.

THE ONLY THING LG&T didnt say was the oven temp but i guessed and did it at 160 which seemed fine

nailpolish Tue 14-Oct-08 09:26:58

i askeed LG&T for a cake recipe for my dds birthday party - had to feed 35 children and did so with ease

aGalChangedHerName Tue 14-Oct-08 12:47:04

Lol NP i was kidding. I can't eat cake either now sad

Glad it was a success!!

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Mon 20-Oct-08 12:05:02

HOOORAY!!!!!!!!!!

Am thrilled smile

I told ya cakes were easy, glitter all the way.

Am just making a green and blus sponge to send up for dh cousins birthday. Kids love over the top crazy.

I can't believe you didnt take a photo!

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