It’s a tradition in our house that you can have cake for breakfast on your Birthday- most of us don’t take up the offer but when you’re turning nine having cake for breakfast on your birthday is just about the best thing ever!
This year I didn’t really want to have cake hanging around the house so I went on Pinterest- as you do! I found an image for a mini three-tiered cake and knew that was the one I was going to make. There wasn’t a recipe to follow but I thought it looked straight forward enough. I made a basic chocolate sponge- I cut out 3 different rounds, iced it and added sprinkles. It was really simple and the cake really did have a WOW factor.
After I made the sponge I needed to cut out the 3 tiers. I used those scone cutters to cut them to size, I used store bought frosting (it was going to be covered up w/ the sprinkles).
Now how do you add the sprinkles to the cake without making a mess?
I poured all the sprinkles on a small serving tray and then rolled the frosted cake in the sprinkles. It was a little messy but nothing washing my hands after rolling each layer couldn’t sort out.
I have a weakness for cake stands and found a mini one on clearance at Sainsbury’s a while back- I couldn’t resist it! I had no idea what I was going to do with it but that didn’t matter. When I decided to make Squidge a mini three tiered rainbow sprinkles cake I knew my little cake stand was going to come into it’s own- I was soo right!