Wheelie Bin Cake

This weeks cake was certainly a challenge, but I think it turned out quite well.

The brief was for a recycle wheelie bin for a 2yo that likes bins. A special request for the City of Mitcham logo on the front, and also to make it ‘fun’. After a bit of thinking, this is what I came up with

SAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERA6 layers of a mix of chocolate mud and caramel mud cake with milk chocolate ganache, with a covering of fondant to get the great green colour.  All the items were made my me, and included a cereal box, newspaper, milk carton, tin cans, wine bottle and book.  Edible images were used for the Mitcham logo, as well as the recycle logo on the sides of the bin. A trail of ants crawling up the back of the bin finished it off.

Wheelie Bin 4Novelty cakes are lots of fun, especially when they can be personalised for the customer. I loved making this cake, I learnt lots of different techniques, and had a lot of fun making it.




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