Cadbury Buttons Owl Cake Recipe

Prep: 45 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Cadbury Buttons Owl Cake Recipe
Get create in the kitchen..while having a hoot of a time.

200 g caster sugar

200 g margarine softened

140 g self-raising flour

0.5 tsp baking powder

4 medium eggs

100 ml double cream

a knob of butter

4 tbsp Cadbury Bournville Cocoa Powder

100 g Cadbury Bournville Dark Chocolate

2 Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate Buttons

1 bag of Cadbury Dairy Milk White Chocolate Buttons

1 bag of Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate Buttons

1 Cadbury Flake

1 Packet of The Natural Confectionery Co.Party Mix

Preheat the oven to 180C fan/160C and line your cake tin with greaseproof paper. Cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Slowly add the eggs with 2 tbsps of flour, then add the remaining flour, baking powder and cocoa powder.

Place in the centre of the oven for 30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Place on a cooling rack for five minutes. Make the icing. Melt the chocolate and cream together in a bowl over a pan of simmering water, Once melted, remove from the heat and add a knob of butter, stirring until combined. Leave to cool and thicken up until you have a good spreading consistency.Use a serrated knife to cut out an owl shape. Use the left-over sponge to create two wings and place on either side. Add a layer of icing until the whole cake is fully covered. Begin by placing two giant buttons as eyes, then two white chocolate buttons for the pupils. Create a beak by using a Cadbury’s Maynards mix-up raspberry jelly. 

Using your fingers, crush up the chocolate flakes and use to cover the wings, the ears and around the owl’s face to create a feathery look. Finally, place layers of milk and white chocolate buttons for the owl’s belly. Slice and enjoy!

Serves
16

Preparation Time
45 minutes

Cooking Time
35 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Chocolate

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking

Level of Difficulty
Medium

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