Creating a spectacular birthday cake that will light up the kid's faces is made simple in this step-by-step recipe.


  • 2 x 340g packets golden butter cake mix
  • 1 quantity icing (see related recipe)
  • blue food colouring
  • 2m flat liquorice (for wheel covers and trim)
  • liquorice allsorts (for detailing)
  • 1 musk stick lolly (for exhaust pipe)
  • 1 cream wafer biscuit (for radiator grill)
  • 1 malt stick biscuit (for bumper bar)
  • 2 jubes (for lights)
  • 4 mini Wagon Wheels (for wheels)
  • 4 dark choc melts (for hubcaps)
  • 9 chocolate flakes (for logs)


  1. Grease and line a 7cm deep, 11cm x 20cm (base) loaf pan and a 4cm deep, 23cm (base) square cake pan.
  2. Preheat oven to 180