So a half seasonal cake today – most people would be expecting a Halloween idea from me…but Halloween is not for me! So have gone with an autumnal woodland animal cake.  

I used a standard vanilla cake and buttercream as this was going to be donated as a charity auction prize, so when in doubt and no specific request, keep it simple. Everything is 100% edible with the animals and leaves being made out of sugarpaste. I painted the cake brown with brown food colouring (powder form) mixed with vanilla extract. 

Afraid this one is from the archives though so I don’t have a step by step guide.