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  • one square OSB
  • a small rectangular OSB
  • steel floor flange
  • bolts
  • Styrofoam



  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 tsp Bsoda
  • a pinch or two salt
  • 6 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 c water


  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 1 lbs unsalted butter
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract



  • In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cocoa powder In a separate bowl, mix oil, essence and extract, plus water Pour oil mixture into flour mixture and add in vinegar Mix to combine well Pour batter into greased and lined with parchment paper baking pan, bake for 30-35 mins at preheated 350 F Cool on rack


  • In a double boiler, heat egg whites and sugar until 160 F, making sure water isn't fully boiled, just simmer. Stirring occasionally. Beat egg whites in low speed over a stand-up mixer, until cool to room temperature. Once egg white is room temperature, bring up speed to high until firm peak forms. Beat in butter a little at a time, keep beating until creamy, beat in extract

For The Head

  • All you need to have and do is a small cube of styrofoam that you cut as shown, on both sides, making a sharp chin. Then you cover the whole styrofoam with fondant. You can either brush water on the styrofoam so fondant will attach nicely or you can use melted chocolate/ganache (which is my favorite to use but rather pricey for *just* styrofoam).

The Whole Cake

  • cover the metals with aluminum foil to avoid non-food material touching the food material
  • from the other chocolate cake that I baked (4 for body so there should be 2 more cakes left), I crumbled them and mixed with some buttercream, just like making cakepop. Once they are mixed nicely, you will get moist crumbs that are easily apply as legs.
  • stack the other 4 cakes as bodies, with buttercream between layers. cover the whole cake with buttercream, then fondant, not forgetting to cover the legs with fondant as well!
  • start decorating! My son likes the Green Knight, so green was the color I chose.
  • the Knight is standing on the earth, so I used crushed cookies for the soil.
  • his hands were attached with skewers, pushed into the cake
  • same as the head, it was attached to the cake with skewers pushed into the cake
  • for the sword, as am a lazy mom, I only made it using hard craft carton ;-)