Birthday Cake Hack

Who knew the key to an awesome birthday cake was to skip the cooking part and dive right into the decorating?



  • 3 x shop bought cakes


  • 675g icing sugar
  • 225g unsalted butter
  • 60ml whole milk
  • 3 x gel food colors


  • 100g white chocolate, chopped finely
  • 50g double cream


  • Sprinkles
  • Sweets


  1. For the buttercream sift the icing sugar into a bowl over the butter and beat until sandy. Add the milk and combine, you may not need to add all the milk.
  2. Beat for a good 5 minutes until the icing is paler in colour and is light and fluffy.

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