Hello my little baker bees, welcome to this fun cheerful cake. In honor of pride I wanted to do a cake basket that was showing off the coulours of the rainbow, with an extra punch. Jello baileys cake.
I will show you step by step, in more detail on how to achieve this cheerfully delight.
In celebration of Pride Month, this week I have made a Rainbow Flower Basket cake, containing Strawberry Bailey's (yum!) and Jello, and covered with colorful piped flowers.
What you will need?
• 1 (3oz) packet Strawberry Jello
• 230g (1 cup) Softened Butter
• 4 Large Eggs
• 340g (2¾ cups) Sifted Flour
• 2½tsp Baking Powder
• 240ml (1 cup) Whole Milk
• 1tbsp Vanilla Extract
• 100ml (½ cup) Strawberry Puree
Items you will need
Add clicks to the piping bag.
- Piping Tips (for flowers)
- Piping Tips (for leaves) + Flower Nails + Smoother
- Piping Bags
Series one Episode 7.
What you will need?
4 X 6 inch cake tins.( greased, lined and a dust of flour
Set oven at 350F 175c
Mix together butter, sugar dry jello mix until light and fluffy
Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each one.
Combine the flour and baking powder and add to the wet mix a little at a time. alternating with the milk
Pour mixer into greased and floured your 4 6 inch cake pans
Bake for 25-30 mins or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Leave to completely cool down, before the fun bit.
(Click a link to show how to make easy quick butter cream frosting)..
Layer your cakes with barleys or ( alcohol of your choosing ) and your butter cream Frosting in-between. each of your cakes. I choose red for my butter cream frosting,
now your cake is layered cave around the cake, to make sure it's all flush. Then start with your crumb coat. I did three coats around the cake, pooping it in the fridge in-between each coat. ( the beauty about this part is, it doesn't have to be perfect as you will be cover it with with your piping. YAY!!
Now you're happy with that, let's get to the pipping shell we.
I did not put any alcohol in my frosting for the flowers (I know shocker).. But! i did add a thin layer off alcohol Jam on top before I then went on to add the flowers.
Tips, Tricks & Tiaras . (A helpful guide)
Practices your piping skills on some paper first. I always do this, just to get back into the swings of things.
if you aren't sure about pipping straight lines: Take a ruler and lightly mark a straight line going down the cake..