Anyone can pick up a ready made cake from their local shop, but here’s how to turn them into fantastic showstoppers to impress your friends!

These quick yet effective ideas are great if you’re short on time before a special occasion. Transform a ready made cake into a stunning showstopper in just a few easy steps.

They are also super simple to create. So if you’re not a Mary Berry when it comes to baking, it doesn’t matter! You won’t fail to impress with these incredible shop-bought showstoppers.

Whatever your budget, or whoever you are making the cake for, these decorating ideas are sure to wow any crowd. All you need is your shop-bought sponge and a few extra ingredients shown in the video above to create the finished cake.

So if you’re inspired by GBBO, then give one of these showstoppers a go!

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