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Kim-Joy’s Afternoon Tea Cake

The cake is quick to make and delicious – creating the sugarpaste icing decorations is what takes time, but you can keep it more minimalist and it will still look effective!

This adorable tea cake tutorial was brought to you by Great British Bake Off star Kim-Joy. If you like this, check out Kim-Joy’s tutorial for Sugarpaste Bunny Artist & Easels.

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12 people

Baking ingredients

  • 180 Salted Butter
  • 180 g Caster Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 250 g Self-raising Flour
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 250 g Unsalted Butter
  • 375 g Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Rosewater
  • Milk (to combine)

Decorating ingredients

  • Renshaw White Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Baby Blue Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Teddy Bear Brown Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Pink Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Tiger Orange Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Pastel Green Ready to Roll Icing
  • Renshaw Poppy Red Ready to Roll Icing
  • Rainbow Dust Gold Metallic Paint
  • Rainbow Dust Silver Metallic Paint