Melbourne,
04
September
2017
|
09:41
Australia/Melbourne

How to make a Jetstar plane cake

Ever wanted to make a Jetstar plane cake but didn't know how? Well now you do :)

It's time to get baking!

Jetstar plane cake recipe 

Ingredients

  • 350 grams chocolate
  • 225 grams unsalted butter
  • 600 mls water
  • 3 eggs lightly whisked
  • 400 grams of sugar
  • 400 grams of self-raising flour
  • 100 grams of dark chocolate
  • 80 grams of cream
  • Pre-purchased fondant icing

Method

1. Prep the cake

  • Heat the chocolate, unsalted butter and water slowly in a pot until melted and then let it cool for 15 minutes
  • One it has cooled, add in the eggs, sugar and self-raising flour and mix with a whisk until all ingredients are combined
  • Line the cake tin and fill tin with cake batter ¾ full
  • Place the tin in a low oven (150 °C) and bake for around two hours or until skewer comes out clean
  • Once baked, leave the cake to cool in the tin

2. Make the ganache

  • Melt the dark chocolate and cream in bowl over a saucepan of water on the stove and leave it to cool until it thickens slightly
  • Once cool, carve the cake into the shape of a plane using the stencil provided, cover with ganache and smooth all over

3. Decorate the cake

  • Wet cake slightly with water and roll out fondant
  • Core the entire body of the cake with the fondant and smooth out
  • Using the stencils provided [PDF, 84kB], roll out the different features of the plane using the fondant (windows, wings etc.) and decorate as you please!

 

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