Wow! I came across this thread a couple of weeks ago, and seeing as my birthday was coming up, I offered to make my *own* birthday cake this year, because I wanted to try this! But, my husband insisted that he and the kids would make it for me....so they did!
It turned out *great*. Tasted terrific, and looked even better. The colours turned out a little paler than the original one that started this thread, but it was still gorgeous and super-cool. We took it to our neighbours house after dinner to share, and they asked where we bought it. They couldn't believe it was homemade. That's a pretty nice compliment.
So kudos to Matthew, Oliver and Julian, and here are some photos......
Mixing it up:
And the piece de resistance: