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Hot Dog and Fries Cake Recipe

Hot Dog and Fries Cake Recipe

FamilyFun reader Cindy Howard of Enterprise, Alabama, was inspired to cook up this creative cake after seeing a similar one in a women's magazine. She served it to her kids with gumdrop relish and fries on the side.


  • 1 baked loaf cake
  • 2 Twinkies
  • 1 cup hot-dog red frosting (red and brown mixed)
  • Yellow icing in a tube
  • Red icing in a tube
  • Green fruit slices or gumdrops, diced (optional)


Hot Dog and Fries Cake step 1

1. To make the hot dog bun, cut the loaf sides as shown, saving the extra cake for the French fries. Remove the cake center and place the two Twinkies in the "bun."

Hot Dog and Fries Cake step 2

2. Frost them hot-dog red. Add a squirt of mustard (yellow icing) ketchup (red icing), or relish (diced gumdrops or fruit slices).

3. For the fries, slice off the outer brown edges of the cake and trim. Place on a cookie sheet and carefully broil, turning to brown all sides (a parent's job). Cool and drizzle with "ketchup."


Save the decorating for your child's party and invite guests to squirt the cake with ketchup and mustard frosting.