The outside of the cake is be decorated with Australian icons and the inside contains a union jack flag with a heart in the center.
To make Madeira cake, in 2 batches, cream the butter (half) with the sugar (half) until pale and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time slowly. Sift together the flour, cornflour and baking powder. Add to cake mixture and add glucose syrup, then add lemon juice, vanilla, salt and colour.
Repeat and fill 2 8” square tins with mixture and bake at 165’c for 50-60 minutes.
To make red velvet cake, cream butter and sugar together. In a separate bowl mix the cocoa and red colouring together until smooth, add to butter mixture and mix. Add eggs one at a time. Sift flour and add with buttermilk alternatively. Add vinegar and bicarb together in a separate bowl then quickly add to mixture. Pour onto 2 flat baking trays, and one loaf tin, bake sheets for 8-10 minutes and tin for approximately 20 minutes or until they just spring back.
Put marshmallows and water in a large slightly greased bowl, microwave for 15 second intervals until melted. Add half the icing sugar and mix with a dough hook, continue to add more icing sugar, then turn out onto the bench and knead adding more icing sugar as necessary. Add copha and knead until smooth. Refrigerate.
For sugar syrup, heat sugar, water and glucose until dissolved and thicker, leave to cool.
Cut love heart shapes out of the loaf tin cake, trim the tops off the square blue cakes and cut both in half, then trim off the edges.
Make frosting by creaming together butter and cream cheese, add icing sugar and vanilla.
Make fondant accents with fondant using the black colouring, assemble cake.
Trending This Week