Chris Barr's
Lobster Platter

  • Bake type: Cakes
  • Made in: Bracknell
  • Skill level: Hard
  • Time taken: 4 hours

About this Bake

I made this birthday cake for my friend Neil, he loves all shellfish and but I don’t so I decided to surprise him with a lobster I prepared especially for him! It’s a Madeira cake, with lemon buttercream filling, decorated with fondant icing and brushed with vodka to give the "shell" a shiny fi

Top tip

Choose a cake recipe that will stand up to decoration, for example Madera is a firmer bake; sponge is too soft and will collapse.