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Animal Jelly Cake

Topped with your favourite lollies, this jelly confection will delight even the fussiest of little animals.
1h
PREP TIME
4
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS 8 SERVINGS

PREPARATION

  • 1 PREHEAT oven as per cake packet instructions and line a 20cm round cake tin with greaseproof baking paper.
  • 2 PREPARE packet cake according to directions then spoon mixture into prepared tin.
  • 3 BAKE according to packet instructions. Turn cake onto a wire cake rack and allow to cool before decorating.
  • 4 PREPARE the Aeroplane Lime jelly crystals according to pack instructions. Cover and REFRIGERATE until firm set 2-3 hours.
  • 5 BEAT cake icing as directed on pack instructions. Set aside.
  • 6 PLACE cake onto cake stand and spread sides, top and edge of cake with prepared icing.
  • 7 ARRANGE finger biscuits evenly around cake, trimming if necessary to create a pool wall; leave about 5cm opening for ladder.
  • 8 MASH set jelly with fork and spoon onto cake to represent water.
  • 9 BUILD a ladder with remaining finger biscuits and icing to hold together.
  • 10 ADD assorted lollies to help create Animal Party Cake.
  • 11 TO SERVE; keep cake in refrigerated until ready to cut and serve in slices.

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