Race Car Cake

22  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 30 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

Race Car Cake Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (12 oz.) prepared pound cake
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 tsp. food coloring, any color
  • 1 piece chewy fruit snack roll (5 inch), cut into 4 lengthwise strips
  • 4 OREO Cookies
  • 4 yellow candy-coated chocolate pieces
  • 2 Tbsp. decorating icing, multiple colors


  • Place  cake on cutting board; cut into pieces as shown in diagram to resemble a race car.
  • Tint  whipped topping with food coloring; spread evenly over cake.
  • Decorate  top of cake with fruit roll strips to resemble racing stripes and front grille of the car. Place 2 cookies on each side of car for the wheels. Place yellow chocolate pieces on front and back of car to resemble headlights and taillights. Draw windows on car and write the child's age on top of cake with icing. Use remaining icing to decorate cake as desired. Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseCelebrate a special occasion with the kids by making this colorful cake. For added fun, invite the kids to help decorate this special treat.

How to Frost A CakeIf the cake is very soft and crumbly, apply a “crumb coating” to prevent cake crumbs from mixing with the frosting. Spread a thin layer of frosting over the entire cake, then let stand 5 to 10 min. or until frosting is set. Spread remaining frosting over cake.


Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 190 
    • Total fat 10 g
    • Saturated fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 75 mg
    • Sodium 170 mg
    • Carbohydrate 25 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 17 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 0 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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