School Bus Cake

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By: Kimberly Lainson


  • 2 frozen pound cakes
  • 1 Twinkie
  • Windows - Chewing Gum
  • Wheels - Oreo Cookies
  • Lights - Life Savers
  • Bumper Grill - Wafer Cookie
  • Windshield Wipers - Licorice Rope
  • Bumpers - Chocolate Stick Cookies
  • Safety Lights - Red Hots
  • Turn Signals - Orange Tic Tacs
  • Rear Tail Lights - Red and White Tick Tacks
  • Creamy white frosting
  • Food coloring


Thaw the pound cakes and spread about 1/3 cup of the creamy white frosting over the top of one cake. Top with the other cake. Add the Twinkie to the bottom cake with a little frosting in between to make it stick.

Tint 2 tablespoons of the remaining frosting with red food coloring; set aside. Tint remaining frosting desired shade with orange or yellow food coloring; frost sides, top and Twinkie.

Attach the edible accessories and using writing tip, decorating bag, and red-tinted frosting to pipe words on sides and back of bus. Side should be the bus number and back should say EXIT below the rear window.

About Author

Mary Ann & Kimberly are a mother and daughter team who love parties. They have two websites -- The Premier Party Informational Site and Enhancing Everyday Celebrations Site -- Be sure to visit them!

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