Olaf cake

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  • Score extra points with the kids by making this Disney’s Frozen-inspired Olaf cake for Christmas. It might look complicated to prepare, but our step-by-step picture guide makes it easy.

    Magic sparkles add a twinkly touch to the snow, while Olaf’s Santa hat and the gift border give the final festive flourish. We highly recommend Mary Berry’s traditional Christmas cake recipe for a delicious base. You can also stick to a shop-bought Madeira or Victoria sponge to save on time and washing up. 


    • 3 tiered Victoria sponge or Madeira cake, covered in buttercream or ganache
    • 1.5 kg white ready to roll fondant
    • 100g white modelling paste
    • 120g green modelling paste
    • 20g each colour modelling paste
    • 20g black fondant
    • 10g brown paste
    • 1g orange
    • 15g of red modelling paste
    • Wilton candy eyes
    • sparkly sugar
    • magic sparkles
    • a length of dried spaghetti
    • piping gel, to use as glue
    • sky blue food colouring (such as Sugarflair)