make: Fox cake!

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:

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