Little Engineer's Cake from Mr. Food

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

Delight your train obsessed little boy or girl with this tasty and fun to create cake. Who knows? You might even stoke an interest in engineering!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
frozen pound cake (16 ounces), thawed
1
container (16 ounces) white frosting
4
food colors of your choice
16
miniature sandwich cookies
assorted candies such as starburst, tootsie rolls, licorice, etc

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the pound cake in half crosswise then cut each half lengthwise to form 4 boxcar shapes. Place the cake pieces on a platter to form a train. Divide the frosting into 4 bowls and add a different food color to each to create 4 different colors.
2
Frost each boxcar with a different color frosting. Use mini sandwich cookies to make wheels, Starburst candies for windows,Tootsie Rolls for a smokestack and licorice to connect the wheels and boxcars to each other. Serve immediately,or cover loosely until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Cookies, Candies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids