A friend has a 50th birthday coming up, so I made this cake to celebrate the occasion. It's nothing special (took 3-4 hours to build), but it's the thought that counts, right? :-)
There are two layers of yellow sponge cake with strawberry jam in between. Thick chocolate icing covers the top, and there is trim of blue sugar icing. Coloured party candles finish it off. No, I didn't put 50 candles on it - the 5 candles represent 10 years each.
If others want to do this, here are some suggestions: