Galaxy blast cake

Galaxy blast cake


Send your next birthday to the stratosphere with this easy galaxy blast cake. Full of buttercream goodness and decorated with eye-catching glitter and chocolate pearls, itll be the centrepiece of your party.

The ingredient of Galaxy blast cake

  1. 1kg butter, softened
  2. 5 cups caster sugar
  3. 6 teaspoons vanilla extract
  4. 16 eggs
  5. 12 cups self-raising flour
  6. 4 cups milk
  7. 500g unsalted butter, softened
  8. 6 cups icing sugar mixture
  9. 4 tablespoons milk
  10. Gel food colouring (Royal blue, teal, violet, yellow and orange)
  11. Pure icing sugar, sifted, for dusting
  12. 250g ready to roll white icing
  13. 15g tube black Queen Food Colour gel
  14. Metallic green edible glitter
  15. 1 teaspoon baby silver cachous
  16. 1 tablespoon silver chocolate pearls
  17. Assorted lollipops, to decorate (see notes)
  18. 1 tablespoon popping candy

The instruction how to make Galaxy blast cake

  1. str_replace('ufeff','',Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Grease two 5cm-deep, 24cm x 34cm (base) rectangular baking pans. Line bases and sides with 3 layers of baking paper, allowing a 3cm overhang on all sides.)
  2. str_replace('ufeff','',Using an electric mixer with a large bowl, beat 500g butter, 2 1/2 cups sugar and 3 teaspoons vanilla until light and fluffy (see notes). Add 8 eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Stir in 6 cups flour and 2 cups milk, in 3 batches, until combined.)
  3. str_replace('ufeff','',Divide batter evenly among 3 bowls. Tint 1 portion blue, 1 teal and 1 violet with food colouring. Drop alternate spoonfuls of mixtures into 1 prepared pan. Using a butter knife, swirl mixtures together to create a marbled effect. Smooth top.)
  4. str_replace('ufeff','',Bake for 1 hour 10 minutes or until a skewer inserted into centre comes out clean. Stand in pan for 10 minutes. Turn, top-side up, onto a wire rack lined with baking paper to cool completely.)
  5. str_replace('ufeff','',Make second quantity of cake batter by repeating steps 2 to 4 using a second prepared pan.)
  6. str_replace('ufeff','',Dust a flat surface with icing sugar. Knead ready to roll icing until smooth. Divide into 5 even portions. Tint 1 portion blue, 1 teal, 1 violet, 1 yellow and 1 orange with food colouring. Using a lightly dusted rolling pin, roll out blue icing until 5mm thick. Using cutters, cut out assorted shapes. Repeat with the remaining portions of tinted icing.)
  7. str_replace('ufeff','',Make Buttercream: Using an electric mixer, beat butter in a bowl until pale and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar mixture and milk, beating constantly until combined. Reserve 2 tablespoons buttercream. Tint remaining buttercream black with food colour gel. Using a serrated knife, level tops of cakes, if necessary. Turn 1 cake, cut-side down, on a cake board or serving plate. Spread top with 2 cups buttercream. Sandwich with remaining cake, cut-side down. Trim sides to level, if needed. Spread top and sides of cake with buttercream. Sprinkle with glitter, cachous and pearls.)
  8. str_replace('ufeff','',Using picture as a guide, use a little reserved buttercream to stack icing shapes together, from largest to smallest. Arrange icing shapes and swirly-pop lollipops on top of cake. Top with remaining lollipops. Just before serving, sprinkle with the popping candy. Serve)

Nutritions of Galaxy blast cake



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