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DIGGER CAKE! Diagonal Stripe Surprise Inside Construction Cake Tutorial by Cupcake Addiction

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For my son Oliver's 3rd Birthday Cake - I made a simple Construction themed cake with a Surprise Inside Construction Stripe Pattern - Diagonal Stripes are an awesome technique to learn, whether you like construction or not!

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Tools & Equipment:
8" cake tin
Greaseproof / baking paper
Plastic wrap
14" cake board
Sharp knife
Offset spatula
4" & 6" cake boards (I'm just using them as templates so you can also cut these from cardboard or parchment paper)
Bread knife
Toy diggers & toy traffic signals

Chocolate cake mix
Vanilla cake mix
Chocolate ganache (recipe link below)
Whoppers / maltesers / choc honeycomb / choc rocks / choc popcorn etc (Candy that looks like rocks and rubble)
Crushed oreo cookies - approx 1 packet

Useful Links:
Link to chocolate ganache recipe:
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I'd love to see pics of your cakes and cake pops on ANY of the above -- You all know how mine turn out -- now show me YOUR creations!

Xx Elise

Music: "Happy Harry" by Lincoln Grounds / Michael Pearse via Audio Network www.audionetwork.com
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