A creative home baker has impressed hundreds online after sharing how she made an incredible anti-gravity cake for her son’s birthday.
The dessert seems to defy gravity as it’s made with sweets pouring from the packet over the top and down the sides of the cake.
The woman posted images to the Slow Cooker Recipes & Tips Facebook page and detailed the ‘simple yet effective’ method.
‘It’s a slow process as you need to do it one layer at a time.
Everyone loved it!’ she captioned the online post.
The dessert seems to defy gravity as it’s made with sweets pouring from the packet over the top and down the sides of the cake (pictured)
To create the wow factor, the home baker used a balloon stick and carefully stuck m&m’s onto the plastic using melted chocolate
To create the wow factor, the home baker used a balloon stick and carefully stuck m&m’s onto the plastic using melted chocolate.
hoc lam banh a au stainless steel straw or cake dowel can also be used as an alternative to the balloon stick.
‘You can only do one layer and then wait for the chocolate to harden. So I would do a layer of the stick, then add more to the base and repeat,’ the woman said.
Once the base of the dessert was prepared and the balloon stick was covered in m&m’s, the woman stuck it into the cake and positioned the chocolate packet on top.
For added effect, she also put cotton wool inside the packet to ensure it looked full.
While the recipe is simple, creating the anti-gravity wow factor requires patience and time
‘I am not a baker at all so I used a packet butter cake mix.
Mixed it up according to directions and cách làm bánh âu lined a cake tin with baking paper,’ she said.
The woman divided the cake mixture in half using red and green food colouring – which are the colours of her son’s favourite football team.
The base of the cake was cooked in the slow cooker on low for two hours with a tea towel under the lid, dạy làm bánh mì but can also be baked in the oven according to packet instructions.
‘I made the base the night before so it would completely cool before decorating,’ the woman said.
‘Covered the cake with chocolate icing and placed the KitKats most of the way around.’
Others on social media have also shared their gravity defying creations (pictured) and cach lam banh thong dung many dubbed the dessert as ‘brilliant’
The end result looked incredible and the party guests were left impressed with the woman’s efforts.
Others on social media have also shared their anti-gravity creations and many dubbed the dessert as ‘brilliant’.
‘Well done, it looks brilliant and you must have patience of a saint,’ one woman said.
‘You did an awesome job.
This is beautiful,’ another added.
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Teach you, Master Yoda will. Mouth off to him, you will not.
Not all my inspiring teachers were real. As we look back on Teacher Appreciation Week, here’s a thank you to those fictional teachers of science fiction, fantasy and science who taught me more than I could find in the periodic table.
Master Yoda from Star Wars
Lesson: Corrupt you, power can. Humble, you must stay.
Real-life uses: Well, it sure helps explain a whole lot about the presidential campaigns. Lesson: Talk to the animals, learn their languages. We love Hagrid, but his Care of Magical Creatures class was like having your dim best friend who owns a lot of pets teaching you zoology. You took your life into your own hands in a Hagrid class, but how are you going to get to fly on a hippogriff any other way? Real-life uses: A good reminder to keep loving Torgo the new kitten even though it appears she peed all over the guest-room comforter.
Hagrid from Harry Potter
Quincy from ‘Quincy M.E.’
Real-life uses: Well, it sure helps explain a whole lot about the presidential campaigns.
Lesson: Talk to the animals, learn their languages.
We love Hagrid, but his Care of Magical Creatures class was like having your dim best friend who owns a lot of pets teaching you zoology. You took your life into your own hands in a Hagrid class, but how are you going to get to fly on a hippogriff any other way?
Real-life uses: A good reminder to keep loving Torgo the new kitten even though it appears she peed all over the guest-room comforter.
Lesson: Always question that which seems wrong.
Quincy was a coroner first, but he also taught police-academy students, only to have them all pass out as he began his autopsy. Quince never signed off on a death certificate, even if he was late for vacation, until he had checked out every angle and was sure it wasn’t murder. It always was murder, and he probably should’ve gotten travel insurance.
Real-life uses: Inspires me to make that call to the kid’s dentist and demand to know why they charged $40 for “hygiene instruction” when all they did was hand her some floss.
Walter White from ‘Breaking Bad’
Lesson: Science can translate outside the classroom.
had some issues with morality and legality. But it’s hard to knock his science know-how. From making the purest meth in New Mexico to using Etch-a-Sketch powder to melt his way into a warehouse, Walt knows how to make his subject work for him. Yeah, science!
Real-life use: How old is that egg? Drop it in fresh cold water — old eggs float, hoc lam banh thong dung newer ones sink. OK, Walt didn’t teach me that, but I have had no call to dissolve a body in acid yet. Science!
Syrio Forel, ‘Game of Thrones’
Lesson: Beloved Syrio teaches young the Braavosi fighting style known as water dancing, and when the Lannister guards come to kill her, fights them off with a wooden practice sword while she escapes. And in the process he taught her the one lesson all Starks need: What do we say to the god of death? Not today.
Real-life uses: Inspires me not to let the child give up on coding class, or swim lessons, or whatever she wants to quit. What do we say to the tap-dance class that seems to be getting the best of us? Not today.
Professor X from X-Men
Lesson: Celebrate your differences.
Everyone’s felt out of place, be it due to teenage acne or mysterious angel wings sprouting out of your back. Professor X took the world’s mutants, cach lam banh au those who felt the most alone, hoc lam banh au put them together at his special school and made them a family. Even a wheelchair couldn’t keep him down.
Real-life uses: Helps me from unfriending the cousin-once-removed whose Facebook posts could all be debunked by a two-second Google search.
Ms. Frizzle from ‘The Magic School Bus’
Lesson: Field trips are the best school days.
Who didn’t long for a “Magic School Bus” like the one that animated teacher Ms. Frizzle drove? Her class traveled to all the planets, to a frictionless world, and once got turned into reptiles. Learn by doing was the Frizz’s motto, and it sure looked a lot more fun than filling out blue books.
Real-life uses: Reminds me the kid loves it when I sign up to chaperone her field trips, even if they’re touring a cardboard box factory a la “The Simpsons.”
‘Bill Nye, the Science Guy’
Lesson: Science can be fun.
Bow-tied introduced ’90s kids to the planets as if they were “Real World” characters, and taught about reptile scales using toenails. And then he went on “Dancing With the Stars.” Even smart guys make mistakes.
Real-life uses: Entertained the bored kid and her pal for hours with the baking soda-vinegar-food coloring experiment. Science for the win!
hoc lam banh a mum-of-two has revealed why you need to deep clean your dishwasher, and her simple three-step method for making your machine look brand new.
Carolina McCauley, from Perth, said the dishwasher can easily build up with dirt and grime, so you should prioritise giving it a clean at least once a month to ensure it functions properly.
‘This is my quick and easy way to clean a dishwasher,’ Carolina posted on All you need is some baking soda and white vinegar.
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cach lam banh a mum-of-two has revealed why you need to deep clean your dishwasher, and her simple three-step method for making your machine look brand new (pictured)
Carolina McCauley said the dishwasher can build up with dirt , so you should prioritise giving it a clean at least once a month to ensure it functions properly (the cleaning process pictured)
To clean your machine, Carolina said you should first sprinkle some baking soda into the machine behind the bottom rack.
‘Leave the baking soda for one hour so that it absorbs fully,’ Carolina said.
Following this, set your machine to a heavy cycle, and then open it midway through the cycle and pour in two cups of white vinegar.
‘Resume the cycle until it’s complete,’ Carolina said.
You should end up with a machine that is clean and cach lam banh nuong free from debris and buildup.
The reason why the trick works is because the vinegar will break down any remaining bits of food, grease, soap scum, residue, and any other leftover grime.
Meanwhile, baking soda helps to remove stains and freshen the overall smell of your machine.
The mum recommends a simple solution of baking soda and a couple of cups of white vinegar, which help to break down any dirt in your machine (the process pictured)
Thousands who saw Carolina’s method said they were impressed and said they never clean their dishwasher.
‘Thanks for the tip, I’m trying this today,’ one woman posted.
Others tagged friends who said they couldn’t wait to try it.
But the dishwasher isn’t the only part of your machine you need to clean.
Shocking photos shared in January revealed why you should clean your dishwasher filter at least once a month.
The pictures shared on Facebook show a cylindrical filter speckled with tiny black dots and a layer of caked white crust.
A mother shared the photos in an Australian Facebook group, warning others about the grime and ‘black mould’ that appears to have accumulated inside her machine over a short period of time.
An Australian mother discovered her dishwasher filter was speckled with tiny black dots (pictured) after neglecting to clean it for a few months
She shared the photos in a Facebook group, warning others about the grime and ‘black mould’ that appears to have accumulated inside her machine over a short period of time (pictured)
After a few minutes, the mum said she submerged the filter in dishwashing tablets dissolved in water to eliminate mould residue before slotting it back into the machine.
Prolonged exposure to spores from black mould can cause myriad health problems including nausea, vomiting and bleeding in the lungs and cach lam banh thong dung nose.
‘I usually toss anything mouldy out. But I can’t really do this here,’ the mum added.