Things To Bake – Rainbow Cake

Brighten up your day with a yummy slice of rainbow cake…

RAINBOW CAKE

Ingredients:

  • 12g unsalted butter
  • 225g plain flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • food colouring
  • 350g icing sugar
  • 750g cream cheese

 

1. Mix the flour, sugar, milk and butter together in a bowl, then beat in the eggs. Divide the mixture evenly into 6, to each add a different food colouring and mix until smooth. 

2. Pour each of the coloured mixtures into greased 20cm cake tins and bake in a preheated oven 180c for 12 minutes. 

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3. Leave the sponges on a wire rack to cool. Once cool, cut off the outer layer of the sponge to reveal the coloured sponge.

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4. Beat the cream cheese with a whisk, once smooth sift in the icing sugar. Place the bottom layer of sponge on the plate and then ice the top, then place the next layer on top. Repeat for all layers of sponge until you have a stack as below.

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5. Spread the remaining icing over the sides and top of the cake and decorate as you wish. Then enjoy!

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We would love to see pictures of you and your little ones enjoying a slice of rainbow cake, email us at info@tobytiger.com and we will put them on our Instagram!

Hope you enjoy,

Toby Tiger Team

Things To Bake – Easter Biscuits!

Yummy Easter biscuits, a perfect way to enjoy the Easter Holidays with your little ones.

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Ingredients:

  • 150g caster sugar
  • 200g unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 400g plain flour
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • food colourings of your choice

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1. Mix the flour, sugar, milk and butter together in a bowl, then beat in the eggs until mixture becomes a dough.

2. Knead the dough on a floured work top for 5 minutes. Then, use a floured rolling pin to roll out the dough until it is roughly 7mm thick. Select your cookie cutters and stamp out your cookies.

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3. Place the cut out cookies on a greased baking tray and pop in a preheated oven at 180c for 10-15mins.

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4. Leave the cookies to cool on a wire rack. Once cool, create the icing by mixing together the icing sugar, cold water & food colouring, pop the icing in a piping bag and decorate.

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5. Now relax and enjoy!

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We would love to see your Easter creations, email us your pictures at info@tobytiger.com so we can put them on our Instagram!

Hope you enjoy,

Toby Tiger Team

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