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How To: Make a Darth Vader Cake!

“I want a Cake in the shape of Darth Vader’s head!” was the Birthday wish of one Star Wars adoring four year old boy…

  • Could it be done on a budget?
  • Did you need special cake making qualifications?
  • Was it even possible?

Well, rest assured – it is definitely possible!

Here’s your 1 minute 27 second, idiot-proof guide to making a Darth Vader Cake… (and it’s chocolate too!)

Darth Vader Cake recipe (equivalent to four cakes)

Half Eaten Cake

Evidence of satisfaction!

Sift the following ingredients:

17.5 oz (500g) plain flour
5 tbs cocoa
2.5 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2.5 tsp baking powder

Now add 13.5oz caster sugar

Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients then add:

5.5 tbs golden syrup
5 eggs (beaten)
2/3 pint (400 ml) corn oil
2/3 pint (400 ml) milk

Mix well

Pour into a well greased tins

Place in oven at 160 degrees C / 325 Fahrenheit / Gas Mark 3 for 60 – 90 mins

Butter Icing Recipe

10 oz (280g) icing sugar
5 oz (140g) butter
1/4 pint (140 ml) milk
into a paste

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About The Author:

Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing and a spot of writing. He edits Guru magazine - the world's first digital 'science lifestyle magazine'. He also drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit. When given the chance, he likes to boast about being shortlisted for the 2011 Guardian Science Writer of the Year (when not regaling friends with 'fascinating' science factoids). You can check out Doctor Stu’s blog at realdoctorstu.com. Here's his


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    Posted by Random Open Directory | November 28, 2011, 8:53 am

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