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Step Up Your GAME OF THRONES Viewing Party with a Dragon Cake

Winter seemed like it would never come but this Sunday Game of Thrones is back with its much anticipated sixth season. Time to prepare for battle by gathering your friends and enemies for an elaborate viewing party. Prepare a feast of meats, cocktails and a dessert worthy of slicing open, Joffrey-style.

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While no live pigeons will be flying out of this pastry, the interior is still impressive. Think Geek’s Dragon Cake Pan does half the work for you, but add a bit of Westeros magic and you’ll get a two-toned treat with a matcha green dragon protecting it’s precious purple dragon eggs.

Impress your friends with this delicious surprise cake and take your place on the Iron Throne as the best baker in the Seven Kingdoms!

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Dragon Cake
You’ll need:
Dragon Cake Pan by Think Geek
Gold luster dust
Black icing

– 3 cups all-purpose flour
– 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
– 2 cups sugar
– 3 eggs
– 1 cup buttermilk
– 1 teaspoon vanilla
– 1-½ Tablespoons match powder
– purple food gel dye

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prep the cake pan with non-stick spray.

In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar, then add the eggs one at a time until combined.

Alternate the flour mixture with the buttermilk and vanilla just until combined.

Scoop out ¾ cup of batter and place into a small bowl. Add the purple food gel dye and stir until thoroughly combined.

Spoon the purple batter into the egg areas of the cake pan.

Add the matcha powder to the rest of the batter, stirring well to combine completely.

Pour into the cake pan, carefully covering the purple batter.

Place the filled bundt pan on a baking sheet (in case of spillage) and bake for 1 hour or until a skewer test comes out clean.

Let the cake cool in the pan until the pan is cool to the touch, then turn the cake out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Cover the egg area with plastic wrap, then dust the rest of the cake with more matcha powder.

Add a small amount of gold luster dust in a bowl with a drop of water and use a clean kitchen brush to brush gold onto the purple eggs.

With a #3 tip and black icing, add the face details of the dragon.

Slice the cooled cake to reveal the purple eggs.

Now you’re ready to take on the Lannisters and the Night’s King! Share your pictures of the Dragon Cake below!

And, if ye be brave enough, here’s a wild theory we have about the fate of Jon Snow!

IMAGES: Jenn Fujikawa
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