Cadbury Chocolate Fingers Birthday Cake!

Cadbury fingers make the best kind of birthday cake!

40th Birthday Cadbury Fingers Cake

 


A friend asked me to make a cake for her friend’s 40th birthday and after some discussion we decided on a cake covered with cadbury fingers. Naturally I was super excited to make it because I LOVE cadbury fingers. She also asked for it to be elegant, and what’s more elegant than roses am I right?! So with the party’s colour scheme in mind I set about creating this cake! It was actually a lot of fun to make and I’m really pleased with how it turned out

40th Birthday Cadbury Fingers Cake

That cake itself is vanilla, filled with fresh whipped cream and strawberry jam. It’s then covered with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream, surrounded by the all important cadbury fingers and decorated with fondant roses and flowers! I am sure you’ve seen similar designs many times before, it’s still one of my favourite ways to decorate a cake though! As soon as I can get my hands on a marble slab somehow, I will definitely make a similar cake with chocolate cigarellos. Cigarellos are no match to cadbury fingers in taste, but they definitely have a more dainty, elegant look!

40th Birthday Cupcakes

I also made 60 cupcakes to match, Nasa obviously has a lot more friends than I do! They were all vanilla cake with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream, then decorated to match the colour theme of course. The cupcake toppers were definitely a labour of lover, but they were fun to make and they turned out pretty much how I wanted them too which is always a bonus!

40th Birthday Cupcakes

40th Birthday Cadbury Fingers Cake

40th Birthday Cupcakes

As you may have noticed, this is another post without a recipe attached. I am sorry, I will get up the recipe for the ferrero rocher cupcakes soon, I just wanted to share this cake with you while I don’t have time to write up a recipe or do any baking (“don’t have time” in Michelle language normally translates to “don’t have the energy/am too sick”). I do have plans to bake some chocolate pudding cookies and macarons so maybe I’ll get those up soon too! In the meantime I do hope you enjoy these cakes even if the photos aren’t great!

 

 

Have a fab week y’all

4 comments

  1. Michelle @ Giraffes Can Bake says:

    Thanks!
    I used springed cutters for the flowers and moulds for the roses. Roses are very simple to make without a mould, but since I had to make so many in a short amount of time. I used a mould for these ones.

    You can find the moulds and cutters on ebay, there’s loads of them just search “rose moulds” or “flower cutters”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzp3XfhUpQ4 – this is a tutorial that is similar to how I make my roses by hand, which makes a much nicer rose if you have the time to do it. This is how they look: http://i57.tinypic.com/28wjyop.jpg

    Hope that helps 🙂

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