Can you spot what’s unusual about this KFC meal? Mum wows with a clever twist on the takeaway treat
- An Australian mum has tricked her son on his birthday with a KFC bucket cake
- Angela made the realistic cake using Coles mudcakes, chocolate and cornflakes
- On Facebook she said her son ‘didn’t even realise’ it was a dessert at first
- She accompanied the cake with a side of chips made from Madeira cake
A creative mum has impressed hundreds on social media with her unbelievable cake that replicates the look of KFC meal.
Angela, from Queensland, made the incredible birthday cake for her son who ‘loves KFC’ and said he ‘didn’t even realise’ it was a dessert at first.
The chicken bucket pieces were made using two Coles mudcakes, melted chocolate and cornflakes, while the chips were made using Madeira cake.
Angela accompanied the meal with a side of potato and gravy made using icing with caramel topping and a Pepsi bottle filled with M&Ms.
Australian mum Angela tricked her son for his birthday by making an incredibly realistic cake that looked like a KFC meal (pictured)
The clever mum shared an image of the dessert to a popular Facebook baking group and amazed others online.
To replicate the look of KFC’s delicious chicken pieces, Angela removed the icing from the $4.80 mudcakes, rolled it into chicken-like shapes then covered each piece in melted chocolate followed by cornflakes.
The chips were simply made by slicing Madeira lemon cake into strips and looked incredibly realistic.
Another woman who saw the trend online decided to try it herself and said it was the ‘easiest and quickest cake’ she has ever made. She also shared an image in the comments (pictured)
Other home bakers part of the online community were stunned and couldn’t believe the KFC look-alike meal was made from cake.
‘My brain won’t let me believe it’s not KFC,’ one person wrote, another said: ‘You’ve done such a great job!!’
‘That’s unbelievable…looks like the real thing,’ a third person wrote.
Another woman who saw the trend online decided to try it herself and said it was the ‘easiest and quickest cake’ she has ever made.