letter cake

letter cake

Letter cakes or number cakes are super trendy. I thought for some time how to bake one because I'm not the huge fan of using cookie layers, so I decided to use my general sponge cake recipe. I baked two thin layers of about 1cm with some cocoa powder to get a chocolate sponge cake. The next question was, what numbers or letters to use. You can use numbers for a birthday or an anniversary but I didn't have such a occasion so I decided for BJ for the baking journey. To get the letters in shape I printed them out on a normal sheet of paper and cut them. Next I put them onto the cooled cake layers and cut them out with a knife. You need all letters or numbers two times. 

icing and raspberry jelly
berries

Next you prepare some raspberry jelly (just mix up and sift some raspberries, add sugar depending how sweet you like it and mix it with some gelatin, which you prepare according to the recipe on the package) and white chocolate icing. Fill the jelly into into a piping bag with a small star tip like the Wilton tip 199 and the chocolate icing into a piping bag with a big round tip like the Wiltion tip 1A. Also wash some berries like raspberries, blueberries or similar.

1. Lay out the first layer on the surface you want to serve the cake on.

letter cake

2. Pipe dots of white chocolate icing onto the cake layer till it is covered completely.

letter cake

3. Pipe some dots of raspberry jelly in between.

letter cake

4. Add the second layer of cake and chocolate icing dots.

letter cake

5. Add again dots of raspberry jelly and decorate the cake with different kind of berries.

letter cake

letter cake
letter cake

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