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Serves 6 as a starter
Whisk up some fondant fancies with kitchen implements that even Mary Berry would be proud to own
I had a Sunday roast with some children last weekend, so this one will be about that.
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Each of these dishes told a story, as the best meals should do
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Makes 1 medium cake