Number 4

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Number 4
  • 3 x 340g packets butter cake mix
Butter cram
  • 250 gram butter
  • 1 1/2 cup (480g) icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • green food colouring
  • 1 metre licorice strap
  • 40 gram nestlé melts white cooking compound
  • 4 red nestlé smarties
  • 4 orange nestlé smarties
  • 4 green nestlé smarties
  • 4 birthday candles
  • 2 x 45g packets wonka neon nerds
  • 8 blue nestlé smarties
  • 6 allen's pineapples
  • 6 allen's racing cars
  • 2 toy trees


Number 4
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 23cm x 34cm number four cake pan; line base with baking paper.
  • 2
    Make cakes according to directions on packets. Pour mixture into pan; bake about 50 minutes. Stand cake in pan for 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto a wire rack to cool.
  • 3
    To make butter cream, beat butter until white as possible, gradually beat in half the sifted icing sugar then milk, then remaining icing sugar. Beat until smooth.
  • 4
    Using a serrated knife, level cake top. Secure cake to 30cm x 40cm covered cake board with a little butter cream.
  • 5
    Tint butter cream green; spread over top and sides of cake.
  • 6
    Cut licorice to fit length and width of cake, laying two lengths side-by-side, as pictured; press onto cake.
  • 7
    Melt white Melts, spoon into the paper piping bag; pipe road markings down centre of licorice. Attach the red, orange and green Smarties to the candles with melted Melts to form traffic lights; hold in place until Smarties are secure on candles. Position traffic lights on cake.
  • 8
    Using the picture as a guide, decorate cake with Nerds and blue Smarties. Cut tops from Pineapples to resemble bushes; arrange on cake with Racing Cars and the toy trees.


Allen's Racing Cars and Pineapples can be found in Allen's Teeth `n' Stuff, Retro Party Mix and Classic Party Mix.

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