Birthday Train Cake

34  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 30 min total
  • Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (121 g) each.


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Birthday Train Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 pkg. (298 g each) frozen prepared pound cakes, thawed
  • Cake
  • 4 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping, divided
  •  assorted food colourings
  • 16 Oreo Cookies
  • 3 pkg. (24 g each) ring-shaped hard candies
  • Decorations:
  • 1 miniature marshmallow
  • Barnum's Animal Crackers Cookies
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • Teddy Grahams Honey Cookie
  • Mr. Christie's Ice Cream Cuplet
  • 1 marshmallow
  • 24 pieces black twist licorice

Instructions

  • Line  up cakes on large serving platter to resemble the cars of a train.
  • Cut  a 2-inch crosswise slice off front end of first cake; place at back end on top of first cake to resemble the engine car. Repeat with the last cake, placing removed cake slice on middle of cake to resemble the caboose.
  • Spoon  Cool Whip into 4 small bowls; tint with food colourings as desired. Use to frost cakes. Decorate with remaining ingredients as shown in photo. Keep refrigerated.

Recipe Tips

Fun IdeaLet the party goers help decorate this colourful birthday cake. But make sure to have them wash their hands first!

NoteIf you do not have a large enough platter for the train, use a large cutting board wrapped in foil.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings, 1 piece (121 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 337 
  • Total fat 14.1 g
  • Saturated fat 5.9 g
  • Carbohydrate 49.8 g
  • Dietary fibre 1.1 g
  • Protein 3.7 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 3 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV

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