Lego cake and biscuits

Whose birthday did I make these for? Not a son, or a nephew… Nope, they’re for my husband. Who says 27 is too old for Lego?

Lego cake

The cake turned out much smaller and messier than I hoped (it looks like Van Gogh did the icing) but I hope you’ll agree it’s not too bad for my first attempt at doing a novelty cake.

My method, if you want to try it yourself, was to bake a plain sponge cake and trim the edges to make it square. I then used round biscuit cutters to cut the cylinders out of the cake off-cuts. I iced the plain cake, then stuck the circles on and iced them.

Lego biscuits

For the biscuits, I used my favourite only biscuit recipe, rolled out the dough and cut around a cardboard template I’d made. I am hopeless at piping, so a tube of ready-made black piping gel is my new BFF.

I think I’m still high on all the sugar and food colouring.

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6 Responses

  • Carolyn

    My husband will be 33 in September and I’m pretty sure he’s having a Lego themed birthday as well. You’re never too old for Lego! Great job on the cake and cookies :)

  • Mary

    This is awesome!

  • Sylvia Parsons

    They were awesome and they tasted even better.. ssooo yummy
    Great job Alicia!

    • Yeah except for giving all of us blue teeth!!

  • The Man

    It was worth it! :D

  • What a stuff of un-ambiguity and preserveness of precious experience on the topic of unpredicted
    feelings.

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