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Learn how to make this Illusion effect m&m candy cake! Substitute with Skittles or your favourite candy!
This amazing, gravity defying cake actually looks like there’s a packet of m&m’s suspended above, pouring down onto the cake.
As always, this cake is easier to recreate than it looks and you’ll be super surprised how simple it really is!
Tools & Equipment:
10″ cake board
*Optional Cake turntable
6 ” & 4 ” cake tins (or whatever size you want your layers to be)
6″ & 4″ cake boards (make sure the smaller board is cardboard, not thick wood)
4 x skewers
Serrated edge knife (bread knife)
Balloon stick with balloon holding cup attached
Offset spatula
pastry brush
Spoon
Scissors
Cottom wool balls
Baking or greaseproof paper
Ingredients:
Cake batter – you can use your own recipe or a packet mix but you’ll need a double batch
Buttercream frosting (recipe link below)
3 large packets of m&m’s
A small packet of m&m’s
Sugar syrup (2 tbsp apricot jam with 3tbsp water heated in the microwave)
Melted chocolate – dark, milk or white
Useful Links:
Link to buttercream frosting recipe:
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Xx Elise
Music: “Happy Harry” by Lincoln Grounds / Michael Pearse via Audio Network

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