Eight cake

1H 20M


Butter cream


1.Preheat oven to 150°C. Grease and flour baking dish.
2.Make cake according to directions on packet. Spread mixture into baking pan; bake about 50 minutes. Stand cake in pan 10 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
3.Level cake top; turn cake, cut-side down. Using pattern from pattern sheet, cut number eight from cake. Position cake, cut-side down on cake board.
4.Make butter cream: In a small bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer until as white as possible; beat in sifted icing sugar and milk in two batches.
5.Reserve ½ cup butter cream. Tint remaining butter cream yellow; spread all over cake.
6.Stir sifted cocoa into reserved butter cream; spoon into piping bag. Using picture as a guide, pipe chocolate butter cream onto cake to make train tracks. Position train, lollipops and flags on cake.

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