Celebration Birthday Cake

Need a recipe for a decadent cake? Try this quick celebration birthday cake recipe for a delicious baked treat today. Stork – love to bake.

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Cake Ingredients

1 batch vanilla Stork Beat 'n Bake Cake
1 23cm square cake pan
1 round 30cm diameter cake board
1 quantity vanilla Stork Cream Icing


1kg ready-made plastic icing
1 Small star shaped cutters
1 Florist wire
1 Bright food colouring
1 Corn starch
1 Rolling pin
1 Bright or pastel ribbon of your choice

Step by step method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix 1 batch of vanilla Stork Beat 'n Bake cake.
  3. Pour into a well-greased and lined square pan and bake for 50 minutes or until cooked.
  4. Turn out onto cake rack and allow to cool.
  5. In the meantime, take three equal amounts of the ready-made plastic icing the size of a golf ball, and colour into bright or pastel colours of your choice by kneading in food colouring (use cornstarch to keep it from sticking).
  6. Place corn starch on the counter top and roll each ball of plastic icing to 2mm thick.
  7. Using the star cutters, cut different stars out of the colours.
  8. Press a piece of wire into some of the stars. Allow the stars to dry.
  9. Ice the cake on the top and sides with the vanilla Stork Cream Icing.
  10. Roll out remaining plastic icing to 3 - 4mm thick.
  11. Using a rolling pin, carefully lift it over the cake. You may find it easier to do half the cake at a time and then use the ribbon to hide the join.
  12. Press down gently, moulding it over the cake.
  13. Use the ribbon to make the bow and make the parcel look like a wrapped present.
  14. Take the cut out plastic icing stars, and decorate using a little icing to attach stars.