Bridge Traycake

Coffee Cake


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

Play your winning hand and produce this for any keen bridge player. Of course any 20cm square cake can be used. The tiny hearts, diamonds, spades and clubs can be made weeks beforehand and stored in a cardboard box ready to decorate on the day.


For the Cake

  • 1 X Tiramisu Cake, baked in a 20cm square cake tin for 35-40 minutes


To Bake

When the cake is baked and cooled, trim the top flat, turn it upside down and slice in half. Mix the coffee and liqueur for the syrup and sprinkle it over both cakes. Place the base cake (the one that was baked on top) baked-side down on a serving plate or cake stand.

For the buttercream, cream the butter and icing sugar together for three t