Spira’s distinctive form came from new chocolate extrusion technology. And rumour has it that some Spira customers used to bite the ends of the hollow chocolate ‘straw’ and then use it to drink hot beverages, melting the inside. So wrong it’s right!
Try Martha Collison’s (Great British Bake Off finalist) recipe for strawberry, Champagne and rose layer cake crowned with shards of white chocolate and dipped strawberries. Find the full recipe on the Waitrose website.
September Make of the Month Entries - Baking Special
I made a chocolate sponge with buttercream and jam filling then added chocolate fingers and smarties and tied 4 straws together coated in melted chocolate and stuck smarties to it then once dry and set pit into centre of cake and attached smartie tube