PREP + COOK TIME 1 hour SERVES 12
2 x 450g double unfilled sponge slabs 453g tub vanilla frosting pink food colouring 375g strawberries, sliced 8 red sour straps 50g milk chocolate melts 2 banana lollies 1 white marshmallow 1 pink jube 1 piece soft black licorice, sliced thinly 11 pink musk sticks 1 Using the photo as a guide, cut one of the sandwiched sponge cake slabs into the shape of the flamingo’s body (or trace flamingo shape onto baking paper and use as a template). Secure to a 30cm x 40cm board with a little frosting. Cut flamingo’s head and neck from remaining sandwiched sponge slab. Secure in position with frosting.
2 Tint remaining frosting pink with the food colouring. Spread frosting over top and sides of cake. Using picture as a guide, decorate flamingo’s body with the sliced strawberries.
3 Cut sour straps into long pieces; position on cake to make the wing.
4 Melt chocolate. Dip one end of each banana lolly into chocolate; place on baking paper to set. Position banana lollies on head for beak. Position marshmallow, jube and licorice for eye and musk sticks for legs. PER SERVE Energy 423kcal, 1772kj • Protein 7.2g • Total Fat 11.9g • Saturated Fat 5.6g • Carbohydrate 73.3g • Fibre 1.7g • Sodium 308mg