Australia Cake

Vanilla Sponge Cake
125g self-raising flour
125g butter, softened
125g golden caster sugar
2 medium eggs, beaten
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 180ºC and line a cake tin. Put all ingredients into a bowl and beat until smooth. Poor into lined cake tin and bake for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean. Leave to cool in the tin for a few minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Vanilla Buttercream
150g unsalted butter, softened
225g icing sugar
2 tbsp hot water
1 tsp vanilla

Beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar and water in two batches. Add vanilla.

You will also need:
Blue fondant
Red fondant
Yellow Fondant
White Fondant
Brown Sugar
Cake Pop Sticks

When the cake has cooled completely, cover it with a thin layer of buttercream. Roll out the blue fondant as thinly as possible and lay over the cake. Pull out the edges as you are smoothing down the sides and trim to fit. Make and add whatever decorations are required!