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A cloud cake topped with fondant, clouds and airbrushed with the Northern Lights
Airbrushed with the Northern Lights and topped with tiny fondant clouds, this show-stopping cake is sure to outshine any night!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1131 projects »
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  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cream together the sugar and butter. `Beat in each egg, one at a time and then add the vanilla. Sift in the flour and mix well. Divide into two greased cake tins and bake at 180'c for 40 minutes.

    Beat together the icing sugar and butter to make the icing and then add the soya milk. Spread the top of one cake with icing and place the second cake on top. Spread the top and edges of the whole cake with a thick layer of buttercream.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Roll out the blue fondant.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lay the fondant over the cake, smoothing down at the edges and cutting excess icing from the bottom.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sprinkle the top of the cake with star sprinkles.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Prepare the Squires Kitchen Airbrush Kit.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Starting with green food colouring, spray a line or two down the middle of your cake.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now using red food colouring, spray some smaller lines around the cake, blending nicely into the green.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Roll out some royal icing and use a cloud cookie cutter to cut lots of little clouds.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Brush a little bit of buttercream on the back of each cloud and then position on the cake.

  • How to bake a cake. Aurora Cloud Cake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Dust with a few more star sprinkles and serve!

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