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How To Create A Buttercream Covered Unicorn Cake

With Louise Brooker

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Unicorns are a popular choice for little girl's birthday cakes, and we will show you how to make them even more glamorous and suitable for any age with some added gold details. Louise will be showing you the secret to achieving that perfectly smooth finish and crisp sharp edges on your buttercream - it involves turning your cake upside down, but don't let that put you off! Not everybody likes sugarpaste, especially kids, so buttercream is a wonderful alternative and looks just as good when you incorporate this handy method. Finally, you'll be taught how to create your unicorn's signature features, including ears, a sparkly gold horn and a pretty flower mane using a mould.

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