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  • Welcome to How To Cook That I'm Ann Reardon and today we are making a cake from a game

  • that everyone in our family has been playing.

  • It's a Slither.io cake or Slitherio or whatever you want to call it.

  • I've had lots of requests for this, so we'll make the cake and then I'll play a game for

  • you at the end.

  • Firstly you'll need 1 1/2 times of my light fluffy sponge cake recipe.

  • I have a video already on my channel showing how to make this cake and I'll put all the

  • details on howtocookthat.net blog post for this week and I'll link you to that below.

  • Once you've whipped the egg whites, you just mix together all the other ingredients, it's

  • really easy.

  • And then you fold the egg whites through to make it nice and airy and a fluffy cake.

  • Pour that into two trays and bake it in the oven until they are golden brown and beautiful,

  • and then leave them to cool.

  • Mix up some vanilla buttercream with white chocolate ganache - and again I've got a video

  • on frostings and how to make them all and I'll put that on the recipe post too.

  • Wash, hull and slice your strawberries into quarters.

  • And then whip your cream to firm peaks but don't over-whip it or it will separate out,

  • you'll be making butter which is not what we want.

  • Level the top of your cakes, I like to use the side of the tin as a guide so I get it

  • really flat.

  • And then place a little frosting on your cake board, I just made this board out of some

  • thick cardboard and then wrapped it in alfoil.

  • Turn it upside down and put it on the cake... and then flip the cake over to tip it out

  • of the tin ... take off the tin and peel back the baking paper.

  • Pipe a line of frosting all the way around the edge and this just stops the filling from

  • spilling out.

  • Now add some cream into the centre be generous with that, and spread it out to the edges.

  • And then add the strawberries, and I like to be generous with all the fruit in my cakes.

  • Then place the second cake on top.

  • Now if you put it onto a flat tray with some baking paper, then you can just pull back

  • the baking paper under the tray as you slide off the cake and that just makes it easy to

  • line it up perfectly with the base.

  • Cover the top and sides with frosting, cover the side and then place in the fridge to chill.

  • Roll out some dark grey fondant and cut out hexagons, lots of hexagons.

  • So you could do this by hand but if you can get hold of a cutter it's going to make your

  • life so much easier.

  • Peel back the scraps from in between so that then you can re-roll it to make more hexagons.

  • Now using a paintbrush and a little watered down black gel food colour just paint a one

  • corner of each hexagon.

  • When you play the game next have a look at it and you'll see they are shaded on one side.

  • Roll out your black fondant into a nice big piece and place it over the top of the cake,

  • and when you're covering a large flat cake like this I find a silicone fondant mat is

  • really helpful.

  • Once it is on the cake, just flatten it down onto the sides and then peel off the mat carefully

  • so that it is off the cake.

  • Then squeeze the corners together.

  • Tuck the excess under so you can see where the bottom edge is of the board.

  • And then just use your knife to cut off the excess fondant all the way along.

  • When you get to the corner, again just give it another squeeze to make sure the corners

  • are joined together, that the fondant is fuzed there.

  • And then trim it off with scissors.

  • Then for one just gently rub it to smooth off the corner.

  • Print out the template that I'll put on the website and rub oil on it to make sure the

  • paper doesn't stick to the fondant and place it on top of the cake at a 45 degree angle

  • with the base.

  • Add hexagons with the shaded side pointing down into each space.

  • Adding them all the way along, making sure that shading is facing the same way on all

  • of them.

  • Once you've got them there you can gently slide the paper out and push the fondant down

  • onto the cake.

  • Continue to add more hexagons in the same way and any that are on the edge, that are

  • half over the edge, you'll need to cut them so that they sit neatly along there.

  • Now on the top all you need to do is add some candy snakes and some m&m's for dots and a

  • pile of them for mass, and you can arrange them however you like of course.

  • And if you want a giant snake on top you can make this giant gummy one and I'll link you

  • to the DIY video for making that below.

  • Yummm look at those strawberries inside.

  • OK let's play.

  • Choose your name ... Reardon for me.

  • And then when you're little you need to collect dots or you can't boost.

  • And you need to be able to boost.

  • Dots make you grow a little bit but mass makes you grow a lot so we need to find some other

  • snakes - if you hit another snake you'll die, but if another snake dies they leave behind

  • mass and that makes you grow fast.

  • If you can't find other snakes you can head towards the middle, you can see where you

  • are on the map in the bottom corner.

  • OK Let's see if we can get some mass there is one pink dot, Ahhh he bumped into me awesome,

  • let's eat that mass before everyone else does.

  • That was great because he was a big snake, he got some of it.

  • I'll pick up all the scraps back there.

  • Now these little pink ones are bots - they are not actual people so they're just crash

  • into me.

  • There's another one.

  • Oooowww someone popped quick let's get some.

  • Boost across it, not up it, so that we don't bump into anyone and now that I know it's

  • safe let's clean up the rest of it.

  • I need some of these snakes to vacuum my floor for me at home, everyone is so keen to scoop

  • it up when they're snakes on a game.

  • More mass let's get that.

  • Ahh this guy is trying to get me out, no you don't let's try and loop him ... nope he knows

  • what he's doing.

  • OK I'm going to speed the game up for you now.

  • Let's put it in fast forward.

  • Noooo

  • Whoa, nearly got me.

  • I am surrounding you...

  • That was lucky!

  • Got him

  • Of the most venomous snakes, 5 out of 10 are found in Australia so I should be able to

  • win this game.

  • I've got you surrounded, come out with your hands up.

  • Got him

  • No no no no Rocky, you got right in the nose!

  • I was number 2 on the leader board with 26,000 ... I can't believe he got me out like that.

  • What's your best score?

  • Let me know in the comments below.

  • Give this vid a thumbs up and Subscribe to How To Cook That for more cakes, chocolates

  • and desserts.

  • Click here for the recipe, here for the Giant Gummy Snake and here for my channel.

  • And I'll put all those links in the description below as well.

  • Make it a great week and I'll see you on Friday.

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