World cake-in-a Cup!

World cake-in-a Cup

Inspired by fab flag mugs from Moonpig.com, it only one meant thing…an Italy vs England World cake-in-a Cup re-match! Using Sainsbury’s cake-in-a-cup recipe as the base, will my country-inspired additions make it a new winning recipe or as disappointing as an own goal?

Ingredients

To kick off, I start with a risky decision and take out solid performer; Vanilla Extract and for England add 2tsp Pimms and 2 Chopped Strawberries.  For Italy, I add 2tsp Limoncello – possibly a disastrous choice or it could be a touch of magic for the mix. Just before kick-off (before putting in the microwave), I top off team Italia with 1 fine Lemon Slice.

steps strip

When the England team think they’re finished we’ll top them off with a fresh strawberry. Both teams will get a good shower of icing sugar before the next round.

england final

England: Not a great looker – a bit lumpy and bumpy, but Chopped Strawberries added a whole new dimension to the game.

italy final

Italy: Rose to the occasion perfectly, an extremely slick performance, however Limoncello could have been slightly stronger up front.

Final score….

1 – 1 

Personlised mugs from £8  http://www.moonpig.com, for original Cake in-a-cup recipe visit Sainsbury’s Cake in-a-cup recipe

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