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Probably The Easiest Birthday Cake Ever. (Thanks, Smarties.)

Smarties birthday cake

I toyed with the idea of baking an elaborate cake for my son’s first birthday. Really I did. I even went as far as drooling over lots of beautiful cakes on Pinterest, albeit the night before.

Then I remembered I’m crap at baking. And also a bit lazy.

And that’s when I decided to buy some Smarties, make a number 1 with the blue ones, and chuck the rest on top for good measure.

The chocolate fingers were an afterthought (thank you, Google), and the cake is a Mary Berry. I used normal flour, so I couldn’t tell you what it tasted like. But it got eaten. And nobody spat it out because I’d used salt instead of sugar*.

 

*This happened once.

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