Hey guys, it’s Ro! Welcome to another Nerdy Nummies!
Today, I got so many requests to do something Lego. And I got a lot of messages from
people saying, Ro, I’m a beginner baker, would you please bake something that’s
easy mode. So I thought why not combine these 2 things.
Today I’m going to be make an easy mode Lego cake!
I love Legos, I have been playing with them and collecting them since I was a little
kid, and I even started a baking collection. See I got my little Nerdy Nummies set
down here. Oh hey guys, it’s Ro, let me just open my, oh… Open my oven, oh yeah, and stick
a little, oops, stick a little… Stick a little cup… OH! Oh god,
I need to glue these down.
Stick a little cupcake in the oven, and put it on 350 and bake for 20 minutes!
The things you will need, will be: 1 box cake mix, I’m using a yellow box cake,
but you can also use pound cake, that’s a really good solid cake, to take a
square shape. The recipe includes 1 stick of butter, 3 eggs, and 1 cup of water.
You’ll also need Pam baking spray to grease your pan, the pan I’m gonna use is a
rectangle pan. Yellow, red, green, blue food coloring. Or whatever color you would
like your lego bricks to be.
Cream frosting, and big marshmallows, not the little ones, the big ones!
Not jumbo though… Those are the huge ones, the big, the medium…
The medium marshmallow.
Let’s put this all together!
Then mix it together for 2 minutes on a low speed!
Once your mixture is all smooth and ready to go in the pan, you’re gonna take your
Pam bakng spray, or you can grease your pan with butter, that’s fine too.
And just spray all the corners, make sure you get all the edges.
There we go… Pfft! Pfft!
Actually smells really good now, they must have added a scent, like, a,
vanilla or something in there! Oh they changed the smell of these!
Now you’re gonna take your batter, and just pour it in… Like that.
Now you’re gonna heat your oven to 350 and bake for about 40 minutes.
While your cake is baking, we are going to dye all of our frostings.
So you’re just going to take vanilla, white creamy frosting, scoop it into
a bowl, like so. It’s very sticky, get in there!
And, just start by dying them, I’m gonna do yellow first.
Because I want a yellow brick.
And then mix it around, oh yeah! Oh, oh!
And make a mess on your table!
Once you get your frosting the color that you like, time to do the other ones!
Once you’ve got your frostings all colored, take your cake out of the oven and
make sure it’s had plenty of time to cool, I put mine in the fridge for about
10 minutes, so that it’s nice and cool!
We are now going to level, using a little cake leveler, and you’re just gonna
walk it… Errrrr! Thought the cake, so that we have a nice flat top. And take off
the excess, oh yeah! Now what you’re gonna want to do is cut your cake into 1/3’s,
You’ll need a sharp cutting knife, and I’m just gonna eyeball it…
Now we’ve got our lego bricks cut, we’ve got our 2 long, and our 2 short.
I got this idea from the girls at Betty Crocker online.
It was a really, really cool idea, I really like it.
So we’re gonna take 1 of these, lets take a long 1, and we’re gonna frost it.
Let’s do this 1 yellow! Because yellow is sunshine happy!
You’re gonna actually frost 2 layers, the first layer is what the Betty Crocker
girls called the crumb coat, because we’ve cut up this cake a lot,
all of the sides are exposed, and it creates a lot of crumbs, so you’ll put on
1 coat, pop it in the fridge for about 20 minutes, and then put on a second coat.
Now we’re just gonna frost the whole thing, all 4 sides and the top!
And you can get really messy with it, because we’re gonna pick up the cake later
and put it on a new surface, so, feel free to get messy!
I just took this cake out of the fridge, it’s nice and cool, and now we’re gonna
add marshmallows, so that they look like Lego bricks, I’m so excited!
I saw this tip online, it’s super easy, form the Betty Crocker girls, you just
take baking scissors, and a little bit of Pam baking spray, and you spray your scissors,
just a little bit! Ooh!
There we go, so that they’re nice and greasy, when you cut your marshmallows.
So what you’re gonna do is take your marshmallow, and just gonna cut it
in 1/2, and they don’t stick, because the scissors are greased! Ah!
OK, and now what we’re gonna do is dip them into the frosting. I have microwaved this
frosting, just a little bit, for like just, 5 seconds or something.
Just dip it in, pull it out, ah! And, here we go, I just use my finger, you can
use a spatula if you want, but I like to have fun and get a little messy.
Just use your finger, go all the way around, push the frosting down.
And then again, I’m just going to eyeball it, and guess where this goes.
I’m guessing this goes here. And then you’re just gonna keep doing this for the rest
of the little Lego lumps.
My lovely Lego lumps, check ‘em out!
And if 1 accidentally falls in your mouth, that’s OK, that happens all the time
when you’re baking! Oops!
And remember, when you’re making these, the big lego bricks have 8 of these
little nubs, and the small ones have 4.
Ta-da! Our Lego Cakes are all done, they’re so cute and amazing!
And, there’s no fondant used, and these were really, really easy to make,
easy mode! Lego Cakes! I hope you guys liked ‘em, if you have any other ideas
for any other Nerdy Nummies, please, leave me a comment below and
I will do my best to make them happen!
OK, thanks you guys, bye-bye!
Oh my god, this Lego cake is so yummy, I just gotta take a bite.
Just 1 little… Oh yeah!
Oh god, that was so good, I just gotta have 1 more!
Ah, I’m stuck in the cake! I’m stuck in the cake!
Little bit too much cake.
Eragh! Oh gah, oh I think I’ve overdone it! Oops!
Need cake, errrrrrr!