swishy-swashy watercolour cake

Who’d have thought that with a few swipes of your spatula, you could turn a simple cake into a mini masterpiece?

Unlike using real painterly watercolours (which require a bucketload of skill and patience), creating this swishy-swashy effect with icing is a total cinch – and actually pretty tricky to get wrong. You can smear and smudge it any way you please – the only rule is that you make a tonne of the sugary stuff so you’ve got plenty for noshing on throughout the process. Mmm, make way for the sugar high. And also make way for the full tutorial, which you can find right over here.

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