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Picture of Beehive Cake

This cake is not only delicious but it looks fantastic and it's really fun to make. You can involve the whole family when making this cake, and everyone is sure to join in when it comes to eating it! It is inspired by a natural beehive with lots of flowers and bees dotted around for decoration.

Step 1: You will need:

Cake:

  • 400g/ 14 oz softened butter
  • 400g/ 14 oz sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 lemons (zest only)
  • 7 eggs
  • 400g/ 14 oz self raising flour

Decoration:

  • 500g/ 18 oz softened butter
  • 700g/ 25 oz icing sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Yellow food colouring
  • Yellow, black, white and red icing pens
  • 25g flaked almonds
  • Box of fondant icing

Equipment:

  • 6" and 7" cake tin
  • 6" oven proof bowl
  • Green plate/icing to cover plate (optional)
 
SparkySolar10 months ago

i love this. Thank you

Rima

woodandmetal (author)  SparkySolar8 months ago

I'm glad you enjoyed this instructable! Thanks for the comment!

Gah, this is so cute! I love the little bees "flying" around the cake!

Thanks! They're really fun to make, have a go!