Any novice Bakers do nixers?

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Rogue User Posts: 6101
I know there are a few very talented bakers on WOL and was wondering if any of you do nixers. I'm looking for a Peppa Pig cake for 4 year old cousin. It doesn't have to be big or fancy just be obviously Peppa Pig. How much would you charge for such a cake? Based in Kildare/Dublin area... Thanks!
Dovetail Posts: 293
How much are you looking to pay? I know a woman who'll do sponge cakes for around €30 and chocolate biscuit for €60/€70. Maybe that's too much but I would recommend her. I'm not 100% on prices but I think I'm in the right ball park
doolittle Posts: 910
I made DS a peppa pig car cake last year and it was very simple! I made two slab sponges (but you could buy these).Sanwiched them together with betty crocker incing, cut a piece out for the seat, covered the sponge with melted strawberry jam and covered with red roll out icing. I used liqorice swirls for the wheels and steering wheel and used DS peppa pig figures ETS I used chocolate sauce for the muddy puddle!
ianstuart Posts: 1947
DL you are a very talented lady. Love the car.
Meggi Posts: 383
Another option (I know you didn't ask for options, but I'm throwing one in anyway) is to order a Peppa Pig icing cake topper from ebay. That way you can make a cake to the dimension you order. They are very easy work with and look good. http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_trksi ... &_from=R40
Time For A Change Posts: 6885
Doolittle - that's brilliant!!! Love it.
doolittle Posts: 910
Why thank you! It was really easy TBH but went down a treat :o)ll Curious george theme this year so Ive the can pan bought on Ebay so it will be a case of baking the sponge and piping choc topping mmmm :o)ll
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