June 05, 2006

Tim Tam Colleseum

Whooooop dere it is...

After eating the gingerbread house I built for KK's xmas party, Linda challenged me to build her a gingerbread colleseum for her and billy's roman theme house warming party. We decided that a Tim Tam Colleseum would be much cooler and tastier, and so after two trials and lots of eating of tim tams, this is the final product.

The damage:
Tim Tams = 100+
Gaiety biscuits = 100+
Chocolate Royal Icing = 2 bags
Egg Whites = half a dozen
Chicos = one bag
No Frills Jelly Babies = 2 bags
Tina Wafers = 2 packets
Home Brand chocolate/strawberry/vanilla wafers= 2 packets each
Labour = 2 nights of building and setting
Time it took to eat and demolish = not very long....

It wasn't until we were at the party that Billy realised that one of the guests actually works for Arnotts (who make all the biscuits we used) and probably could have provided them for free. Ah wells....

PS> Click on the pic for more pics of the party.


Blogger G said...

Colloseum looks yum. I wanna eat the jelly babies!

4:21 am  
Blogger Susanne said...

Wow! Very impressive.

4:17 pm  
Blogger Mack said...

This has truly made my day. Thanks for the recipe. I'll be making one for sure.

1:04 pm  
Blogger Helen (AugustusGloop) said...

omg. i think that is the coolest thing i have ever seen!

5:16 pm  
Blogger jenjen said...

wow now thats culinary architecture right there! Did you end up eating all those Tim Tams?

6:31 pm  
Blogger Bex said...

G - the home brand jelly babies are the tastiest! Full of artifical colours and flavours haha (thanks for the DVD btw, it saved us so much time without the ads!)

Susanne - Thanks - we aimed to impress!

mpps - no worries, just make sure you give each layer time to dry

helen -thanks, I had so much fun making it!

jenjen The colleseum was in ruins by the end of the party! (I am having tim tam withdrawls already...)

2:29 pm  

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