Happy belated Star Wars Day!
I am late blogging this but I sincerely hope you all had a very Star-Wars-y day last Saturday!
A few friends and I got together, threw some meat on the barbecue and pretended it was fresh Ewok ;) – and then we watched The Empire Strikes Back and ate lovely swamp cake.
Last year, we watched A New Hope, and I made Death Star Cakes.
For this year’s project I baked a chocolate tray bake and created the swamp from several layers of thickened green custard and chocolate cream. I loved how “swampy” the result looked!
And I accessorized the cutlery to go with the cake:
Finally, my friend’s son contributed his fighter to make the ensemble perfect:
What more could you want for a proper celebration of this very special holiday!? :)
May the Fourth Be With You!
(Yes, I am already making plans for next year’s Return of the Jedi Cake. How’d you guess!?)