RAINBOW CAKE! How to Make a My Little Pony Rainbow Layer Cake with Cupcake Addiction

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Today I made a vibrant Rainbow Layer Cake and themed it My Little Pony! You can make this a MLP Cake, or just a straight rainbow cake depending on the occasion.

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Tools & Equipment:
6″ cake tin (or larger if you want a larger cake)
Greaseproof / baking paper
MLP Figurines (i used Rarity & Rainbow Dash)
10″ cake board
Piping bag
Open, round piping tip (I used a loyal #15 pastry tip)
Sticky tape
2 x bamboo skewers
Offset spatula
Large serrated knife (like a bread knife)
Pastry brush
Printed rainbow template (link below)

A double batch of vanilla or white cake mix (I used packet mix or you can use your favourite recipe)
Round candy – I used Jaffas but also recommend Maltesers or Whoppers
White fondant
Cornflour or powdered sugar
Buttercream frosting (recipe link below)
Food colouring – I used red, yellow, green, orange, blue and purple
Suagr syrup (optional) made from 2 tbsp apricot (or any flavour) jam or jelly and 3 tbsp water heated in the microwave till warm

Useful Links:
Link to frosting recipe: http://bit.ly/11Q3gzG
Link to vanilla cake recipe: http://bit.ly/1rhWVLY
Link to MLP Cupcakes: http://bit.ly/1mHcmYY
Link to Rainbow cake pops: http://bit.ly/1koE4tI
Link to Printable Rainbow Template: http://on.fb.me/1pie4kL

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Xx Elise

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