Rocket Cake Recipe
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Rocket Cake Recipe

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Not your ordinary birthday cake, this dessert requires almost no countdown-just start with a purchased ice cream cake roll, then frost and decorate it for takeoff. (We used construction paper to make the rocket's fins and cone.)
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 prepared ice cream cake roll (1-1/4 pounds)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) or 2 cups vanilla frosting
  • Blue and red construction paper

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 417 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 194mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (58g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Directions

  1. Place ice cream roll vertically on a 10-in. plate. Frost top and sides. From blue construction paper, cut out four fins about 2-1/4-in. high and 1-1/2-in. deep. Insert fins along bottom edge of cake.
  2. For the nose cone, draw an 8-in. circle on red construction paper. With a pencil, mark eight equal sections. Cut out a three-eighths section and discard; tape cut sides together to form a cone. Place on top of cake. Serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Rocket Cake in Quick Cooking May/June 1998, p39

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2015

"Good one"

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2015

"Good recipe!"

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Reviewed Jun. 25, 2015

"good"

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Reviewed Jun. 24, 2015

"Nice recipe.."

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Reviewed May. 26, 2015

"Nice Recipe to taste"

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