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I've been invited to a jubilee tea party next week...
and I was going to make a nice cake (because they are buying the others from costco and while they might be eadable they're not exactly homemade) and so I wanted to do a union jack themed cake (because it seems easier than a crown or something...)
but I hate blueberries....
is there anything else i can use that is remotely blue and eadable...
or do you have a better idea for a cake?
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(Actually, there's not much in there that will work on a cake, apart from blue Smarties, but you'd need a lot of tubes to get enough to make a Union Jack!)
Red cabbage, if you cook it with baking soda.
How about simply using food colouring and making blue whipped cream? Or red, white, and blue marzipan?
How about a cake in the shape of one of the Cullinan diamonds, sprinkled with edible glitter
food colouring would work but I'm always worried about it leaving behind a taste...
Giant postage stamp?
Mix some flavouring in as well - a bit of vanilla or almond or something - and don't use too much food colouring. Think pastels.
If you do want to make a fruit cake, what about using blackberries instead? Or red grapes?
well the fruit was to go on top as decoration,
I was thinking whipped cream strawberries and something...
I could use red grapes i suppose I mean blueberries arn't That blue really....
mini makes blue ones occasionally with buttercream.
not ripe yet...
they are just sitting on the bush all green and mocking....
Blue bubblegum flavour?
Blackberries? Blue grapes?
I think I've got some frozen blackberries which I was planning to make a pie with but sacrifices could be made in the name of cake
I once made a cake with the Scottish flag. Used blue grapes and whipped cream for the white and the blue.
it wasn't a success. Blue grapes are red, really. And the cream was more yellow than white. Next time I'll make a Spanish one.
Just make a plain white cake - maybe with glacÚ cherries or with some writing, or pseudo diamondy things, and stick lots of little union jacks on cocktail sticks into it. Then it'll still be celebratory even when it's all been eaten, and the little flags are the only things left on the plate.
Concord grapes are blue.
I made a union flag jelly once; I had to create the blue jelly from scratch using proper gelatin and everything (obvs the red jelly was ordinary strawberry, and the white lines I did with squirty cream).
Anyway, use blue food colouring. But sparingly.
Or go for the current trend, of a monocolour flag - different shades of red, perhaps.
it might be easier just to abandon the theam...
I'm better at chocolate cakes anyway...
Choc instead of blue, red velvet cake instead of red and plain vanilla for white.