Eastern Tile Mosaic

Flourless Apricot-Cardamom Cake

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Birthday Cake Book

The Birthday Cake Book

By Fiona Cairns

Published 2011

  • About

This cake was inspired by exotic holidays in faraway, hot, sunny places... just wishful thinking as it is pouring with rain outside as I make it! My tile decoration is just one idea; you could make it simpler or more complicated. You could even paint on the tile design instead with food colour paste. The cake can be made a day or so ahead, but the tiles should be applied on the day. The tiles can be made weeks ahead, but in that case you may need extra sugarpaste, as I’ve used and coloured