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Need an A4 size caramel cake

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#1 tothebeach

Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:49 AM

DS wants a hero factory cake - after some searching I buy an A4 edible cake topper with a hero factory picture.  I plan to put this on a slab cake from woolies... all good.

Then, I find that I have left it too late to order the slab cake from Woolies and to make it worse DS wants a caramel mudcake.  I knwo exactly what he is thinking of - the $5 round mudcakes from Coles.  There are only 10 children at the party so the cake doesn't have to be particularly big.

So, I am after ideas about how I can magic up a cake that is caramel mudcake and can fit on the cake topper?  Without much effort on my part and cheaply!

#2 Guest_CaptainOblivious_*

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:19 PM

I think you can buy caramel mudcake packet mixes. Alternatively, I once made a regular buttercake and bunged in a tin of caramel top n fill just before I put it in the oven. It worked out ok shrug.gif You might want to have a practice run though, my cooking is a little bit dodgy at the best of times.

#3 MrsNorthman

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:23 PM

You've lived up to your UN CO  biggrin.gif

#4 laridae

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:31 PM

Get a couple of the cakes from coles and cut them so they form a rectangle?  You could stick them together with some of the icing scraped off the top.

#5 Guest_CaptainOblivious_*

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:34 PM

QUOTE (mrsnorthman @ 22/03/2012, 10:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You've lived up to your UN CO  biggrin.gif

huh? What did I miss?

#6 TheAP

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:42 PM

QUOTE (CaptainOblivious @ 22/03/2012, 10:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
huh? What did I miss?

I may be wrong but I think Northie was talking about you coming to the rescue in a superhero's thread, Captain Oblivious! wink.gif

#7 kez71

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:43 PM

could you stand the topper up in the middle of the cake?

#8 Guest_CaptainOblivious_*

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:43 PM

QUOTE (Smyla80 @ 22/03/2012, 10:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I may be wrong but I think Northie was talking about you coming to the rescue in a superhero's thread, Captain Oblivious! wink.gif

Ohhhh *smacks forehead*

I thought she was talking about the Oblivious bit. laughing2.gif I'm a bit vague...

#9 Silver Girl

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:48 PM

QUOTE (CaptainOblivious @ 22/03/2012, 10:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ohhhh *smacks forehead*

I thought she was talking about the Oblivious bit. laughing2.gif I'm a bit vague...

I thought so too!

#10 ~Delilah~

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:50 PM

Cheesecake Shop?

Not cheap but involves no cooking and tastes delicious

Edited by ~Delilah~, 22 March 2012 - 09:51 PM.

#11 TheAP

Posted 22 March 2012 - 09:54 PM

QUOTE (CaptainOblivious @ 22/03/2012, 10:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ohhhh *smacks forehead*

I thought she was talking about the Oblivious bit. laughing2.gif I'm a bit vague...

laughing2.gif After that post maybe she was.  tongue.gif

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