Before you are instantly put off by the thought of a pizza cake, I must stress that this cake is not made with pizza ingredients.
Everyone loves pizza, right? Everyone loves cake too, right? So I decided to create a pizza cake.
For the cake:
- 200g Caster sugar
- 200g softened butter
- 4 eggs
- 200g self raising flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
For the Topping:
- First preheat the oven to 190C (170C for fan assisted ovens). Grease on 20cm sandwich tin.
- Cream the sugar and softened butter together in a large bowl until light and fluffly.
- Next slowly sift in the flour whilst beating in the eggs. Then add the milk, vanilla extract, baking powder and milk (add more milk if needed).
- Pour the ingredients into the greased sandwich tin and smooth the surface with the back of a spoon, so it appears even.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes (test that your cake is done by lightly pressing the cake, it should spring back if it is cooked.)
- Remove the cake and place on a cooling wire. Allow the cake to cool for at least 10 minutes before continuing.
- Once cake is cooled, roll out a large proportion of the fondant icing. For the 'tomato base' roll into a ball and add a few small drops of red food dye. Keep rolling and spreading out the icing, the dye should spread (be patient, you do not need much food dye to cover a lot of icing).sing a grease brush, brush jam (and cream if you choose) onto the top and sides of the cake. When ready roll out the icing and carefully place ontop of the cake.
- Next for the 'cheese', do the same with a smaller peice of icing and yellow food idea and use a cheese grater to grate the yellow icing onto the cake.
- Do the same for the 'peppers' and 'pepperoni' and use cutters do get the shape or use your free hand.