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Yesterday was Little Bird's 21st birthday - so I baked this cake - a Giant Cupcake!

We took it up to her student house in Epsom, where a hoard of hungry students demolished it in short order - it serves 16!

It was an interesting recipe - it used melted white chocolate and cream, as well as the usually eggs, butter, flour and sugar. The cake tin to create this cost more than the ingredients, but it was worth it for the look on her face when she saw it.

Very Happy

Posted at 31st May 2010 - 06:21PM   Posted by Zoe   Cake anyone ? Comments: 9

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Tiggywinkle's Avatar Super cake Zoe, I bet little bird was so chuffed. Sounds like a lovely recipe, please post it over in food. I always add some melted white chocolate to butter icing. Gives it a bit of je ne sais quoi.

Posted by: Tiggywinkle on 31st May 2010 at 06:39PM

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Peterwf's Avatar wow!

Posted by: Peterwf on 31st May 2010 at 06:41PM

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Hi Tiggy,

I have put the recipe for it here: Giant Cupcake

Posted by: Zoe on 31st May 2010 at 07:26PM

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Frances's Avatar Wow, Zoe, that giant cupcake is something else ... or was until its fans showed their appreciation.

It is so wonderful to see you baking cakes and taking photos and showing your unique wit.

Best wishes to you, dear Zoe. xo

Posted by: Frances on 31st May 2010 at 11:44PM

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Wizzard's Avatar lovely Zoe. how about posting the recipe?

Wx

Posted by: Wizzard on 1st Jun 2010 at 07:56AM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Want one Very Happy

Posted by: Westerwitch on 1st Jun 2010 at 09:50AM

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Tiggywinkle's Avatar Thank you Zoe. Sounds yummy. Look forward to trying it. I use cup measures a lot. I guessed it was an American Recipe. I love a sponge recipe with a twist. My American friend's one is made with buttermilk, and really good.

Posted by: Tiggywinkle on 1st Jun 2010 at 10:31AM

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CalicoKate's Avatar That looks amazing! Lucky little Bird & SO en vogue!

Posted by: CalicoKate on 1st Jun 2010 at 11:01AM

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Sumarell's Avatar Brilliant cake Zoe - I'm glad she obviously had a lovely birthday with all of you.

Posted by: Sumarell on 1st Jun 2010 at 11:42AM

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