Neapolitan Layer Birthday Cake


Somehow last week I became the proud mummy of three year old twins. They’re the reason I haven’t posted on here in an extremely long time but I hope to rectify that as Mr Birdie bought me a 6 month Bakedin baking subscription for Christmas so I’m hoping to get back to baking (although now with 2 eager assistants helping me!) When I asked the girls what they would like for a birthday cake, I was expecting answers along the lines of ‘Peppa Pig’, ‘Hey Duggee’ or ‘Paw Patrol’ – all current favourites in our house but instead was told that ‘yellow’ and ‘strawberry’ were required! I knew I wouldn’t have time to make 2 separate cakes (or enough people to eat 2 separate cakes) so it was time to get Pinterest-ing to find some ideas. In the end I decided that some kind of strawberry cake with yellow icing would probably be the best bet. Luckily, I then stumbled across this Tesco recipe for a Neapolitan layer cake which I thought would make a good option with some added yellow icing and some strawberries on top.
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