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  • Welcome to HOW TO COOK THAT I'm Ann Reardon for all of you directioners out

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  • today we are going to make a one direction cake which has the logo on the top as well

  • as on the inside of the cake

  • and to make this you are going to need two vanilla packet cakes and one red velvet cake

  • and I'd usually make these from scratch but today I've got a little helper so we are using

  • packets

  • You are also going to need some red fondant which I suggest you buy pre-coloured.

  • and you'll need some cream cheese frosting and some italian meringue frosting.

  • I'll place a link to those recipe videos in the description below this one.

  • If you don't have a rectangular cake tin you can make a rectangular frame

  • out of cardboard, it does not need to have a base , just the sides. Secure in place with staples

  • and string

  • and make sure use plain thick cardboard, don't use ones that have shiny printing on

  • them because they have got a plastic coating.

  • and then put that on a baking tray, line it with baking paper so that there is no

  • gaps underneath

  • and then you can bake it in that. The cake tin that I used was 16cm by 24cm.

  • for both of the cakes so the vanilla cake is just a bit thicker because I

  • used two cake mixes for that one.

  • For your red velvet cake you need to cut it into two layers, don't

  • flatten it first because we want the top layer to be rounded.

  • Then trim of your sides, cutting of about a cm off each so that you are left

  • with a neat rectangle and cut it in half lengthwise. One of these won't be needed

  • so you can set that aside for later.

  • take one of the rectangles, place it in the middle of the domed piece and

  • cut down each side

  • and that's what we are going to use to form the D

  • Move the other pieces out of the way and trim down the sides of the cake.

  • so that from the end it looks like the diagram shown

  • Then take one of your rectangles and cut it into two even layers so they will be

  • quite thin.

  • with the vanilla cake trim

  • the thin layer of brown off the top, then trim the edges and cut it into two layers

  • like you did with the red velvet cake.

  • Place one of your red velvet strips on top and leave about a 2cm

  • border of cake wither side of it and cut down through both layers of cake so you

  • end up with two fat and two skinny rectangles

  • take one of the fat rectangles and cut it into two layers. Use one of those thin

  • layers

  • and cover it with a small amount of cream cheese frosting all the way to the

  • edges.

  • Cut one of the skinny rectangles into two layers and place it down the middle.

  • Then take one of the left over pieces of red velvet cake and cut two thin

  • strips that you can place either side of that

  • vanilla cake that you've just put down the middle

  • If any of it breaks off just add a bit more at the end.

  • Add more frosting to the centre section only and then put one of the thin red

  • cake layers on top and use enough to push the edges into place.

  • Then cut another red strip from the piece that you were using before and place that on the

  • top of the cake.

  • so that will form the bottom of your one

  • Put frosting along the exposed strip as shown.

  • and add another thin layer of vanilla cake

  • and frost over the top

  • Fill in you sides with frosting and that's your number one finished.

  • Add your wide thin piece of vanilla and that's your space between the 1 and the

  • D and cover with a thin layer of frosting

  • Now you are going to place the other thin layer of red across the middle.

  • More frosting.

  • Now take your other skinny strip of vanilla cake and cut the corners off as

  • shown in the diagram

  • Put that in the middle of the cake and yes, add more frosting.

  • Then take your D piece of red velvet cake that we cut in the beginning

  • turn it so it is the rounded side down on the bench and cut out a triangular wedge from the middle.

  • Flip it over and put it on top of your cake.

  • Now take your remaining thick piece of vanilla cake

  • and cut out a thin rounded wedge from the middle

  • add more frosting

  • and then put that on top

  • place in more frosting in the gaps on the side

  • Clean up the work area and then carefully transfer the cake to a platter. Holding it

  • by both the sides because you need to tip it over onto the platter.

  • Neaten up[ the ends by trimming of a really thin piece. And now you can either

  • cover the whole cake in white fondant or you can use italian meringue frosting

  • like I am

  • I like the taste of this frosting and it gives you that brilliant white look.

  • Just add spoons onto the cake and then smooth out the surface using a pallet knife

  • or you can use the back of a long knife.

  • use some wet paper towel to clean up the platter

  • Then roll out some red fondant onto some non-stick baking paper

  • You are going to need to print out the one direction logo on the computer

  • in a size that will fit you cake and use that as a template to cut your letters out of the red

  • fondant. Remove the excess fondant and then use the knife

  • to roughen it up a bit so it looks more like the logo.

  • Using you knife slide it underneath and lift up your letters onto to the cake

  • And then make any adjustments you need to get it exactly into the right place.

  • Then I used a small amount of the marshmallow icing on a knife

  • and just kind of brushed it onto the letters so that you get the

  • look of the logo.

  • put your top

  • red strip into place and you have finished!

  • Then when you slice into your cake

  • everybody gets the lego on the slice that they get.

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Welcome to HOW TO COOK THAT I'm Ann Reardon for all of you directioners out

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