Ben and Holly Cake – Jelly Flood on the Moon

Boy excited by Ben and Holly cake by Someone's Mum

On Tuesday, gorgeous boy turned four. He is absolutely obsessed with Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, and so he requested a birthday cake made to look like ‘a jelly flood on the moon’. This was no small task but, knowing how delighted he would be, I set to work in order to create the Ben and Holly cake of his dreams.

You can see how I got on in the video below.

Ben and Holly Cake Video

Ben and Holly Cake by Someone's Mum

Cake, Ingredients and Resources:

The vanilla sponge recipe that I used to make the Ben and Holly cake is from the BBC Good food guide and you can find the recipe, ingredients and instructions here:

Easy Vanilla Cake

I also used buttercream icing, for which you can find the recipe here:



Ingredients including Renshaw Ready to Roll icing. Picture by Someone's Mum

In addition to the cake, I used the following items and ingredients:

I think it turned out pretty well! Unfortunately, I didn’t notice that the camera stopping working when I put the grey fondant onto the cake, in case some were wondering why that part is missing!

What do you think of our Ben and Holly cake? I call it “The sea of tranquillity is now the sea of jelly!” Let us know in the comments.

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Little boy and little girl eating Ben and Holly cake at a birthday party by Someone's Mum

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  1. 47

    My son just discovered this show this week and is entranced. I’m jealous of your cake making skills, i have to get someone else to make his cake next week. #KCACOLS

  2. 54

    Wow this looks fantastic Danielle! I bet he loved it. My youngest is after a Paw Patrol cake for his birthday in February so I will need to do lots of pinteresting for inspiration I think! #KCACOLS

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