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Fire Truck Birthday Cake
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Fire Truck Birthday Cake

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Trim rounded tops off pound cakes. Stack 2 of the cakes together using whipped topping in between the layers to hold together. (This is the back of the fire truck.),Cut 1/3 off the end of the remaining cake. Lay the 2/3 portion of cake in front of and level with the bottom of stacked pound cakes. Place the 1/3 portion vertically on top to form an L-shape against the 2 stacked cakes. (This will form the cab of the truck and be slightly higher than the 2 stacked pound cakes. See photograph.),Tint whipped topping with red or yellow food coloring until desired color is achieved. Frost entire fire truck. Attach 3 donuts on each side of the truck for wheels. Add pretzel sticks to create ladders on the sides and back of truck.,Lay licorice on top of the truck to make a water hose. Outline windows and doors with licorice. Place assorted candies on top of the cab as lights and on front of the truck for headlights. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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14 servings
Original recipe yields 14 servings
3 pkg. (10 oz. each) frozen prepared pound cake, thawed
1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
4 to 6 drops red or yellow food coloring
6 miniature sugar cake donut s
12 thin pretzel sticks
2 black string licorice
16 assorted jelly or hard candies
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Let's Make It
1
Trim rounded tops off pound cakes. Stack 2 of the cakes together using whipped topping in between the layers to hold together. (This is the back of the fire truck.)
2
Cut 1/3 off the end of the remaining cake. Lay the 2/3 portion of cake in front of and level with the bottom of stacked pound cakes. Place the 1/3 portion vertically on top to form an L-shape against the 2 stacked cakes. (This will form the cab of the truck and be slightly higher than the 2 stacked pound cakes. See photograph.)
3
Tint whipped topping with red or yellow food coloring until desired color is achieved. Frost entire fire truck. Attach 3 donuts on each side of the truck for wheels. Add pretzel sticks to create ladders on the sides and back of truck.
4
Lay licorice on top of the truck to make a water hose. Outline windows and doors with licorice. Place assorted candies on top of the cab as lights and on front of the truck for headlights. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size It Up
Kids can have fun decorating this cake. At 14 servings, this fun cake is the perfect size for a birthday party.
Tip 2
Family Fun
Tint whipped topping red or yellow, depending on the color of fire trucks in your area.
Nutrition
Calories
300
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
19%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg
42%
Sodium 290mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 39g
14%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 27g
54%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
14 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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