Robin made a special request for a fox cake recently.
Well, if nothing else I like a challenge!
Fox cake instructions
First of all I want to say a big thank you to the Icing Artist on YouTube. This is the video that I watched several dozen times the first time I made the cake.
Fox cake step by step
Without further ado, here is a gallery of the steps I took. Well, most of them!
Essential shopping list
There were a few things that really helped me out making this awesome cake.
First up: the Victoria Sponge cake and buttercream recipe came from one of my favourite cookbooks.
Cake tin, Teflon-free:
A truly amazing wooden rolling pin, we use this every week for our pizzas at the moment:
And finally, the real star of the show – fondant rolling sheets. They stopped fondant sticking to, well, everything; and also helped me place the rolled out sheet accurately: