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Polar Express Train Cake
Polar Express Train Cake

Polar Express Train Cake

30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
Decorations:
4 pkg. (10.75 oz. each) frozen pound cake, thawed
Blue food coloring
16 vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
3 rolls ring-shaped hard candies
6 animal crackers
1 ice cream cone
1/2 cup cocoa sweetened rice cereal
24 pieces black licorice (for cage bars and train track)
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Let's Make It
1
Line up cakes on large tray or serving platter to resemble cars in a train.
2
Cut a 2-inch-thick crosswise slice off front cake; place at back end of the first cake to resemble train engine. Repeat with last cake, placing the removed cake slice in the middle of the last cake to resemble caboose.
3
Tint whipped topping with food coloring as desired. Use to frost cakes. Add decorations as desired. Store leftover cake in refrigerator.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Fun Idea
Get the kids involved in decorating this colorful cake. Give each child some cereal, cookies and candies to place on the cake. But make sure to have them wash their hands first!
Tip 2
Note
If you do not have a large enough tray or platter for the train, use a large cutting board wrapped in foil.
Tip 3
Fun Idea
Create a snowy atmosphere for this decorative cake by sprinkling the serving platter with BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut.
Tip 4
Fun Idea
This cake is perfect for kids' birthday parties. When decorating, let your imagination run wild, using whatever ingredients you have on hand. For added color, tint the whipped topping with a variety of food colorings before spreading onto cakes and/or substitute fruit-flavored sweetened rice cereal for the cocoa sweetened rice cereal Cereal.
Nutrition
Calories
290
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
18%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 110mg
37%
Sodium 260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates 40g
15%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 27g
54%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 24 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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