CHOO-CHOO TRAIN

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1 swiss roll

3½ mini swiss rolls 1 cup cho­co­late ic­ing 2 Oreo bis­cuits pret­zel or cho­co­late wafer sticks

1 tub mini Oreo bis­cuits mini marsh­mal­lows mini liquorice all­sorts

1 Cover the swiss roll and mini swiss rolls in cho­co­late ic­ing. Place the ½ mini swiss roll up­right on the big swiss roll to form the lo­co­mo­tive’s chim­ney. Place an Oreo bis­cuit on the front of the lo­co­mo­tive and another on top of the chim­ney.

2 Use pret­zel or cho­co­late wafer sticks to make train tracks, and place mini swiss roll car­riages on the tracks. Use mini Oreo bis­cuits as wheels on both the lo­co­mo­tive and car­riages. Use mini marsh­mal­lows and mini liquorice all­sorts as “cargo”.

But­ter ic­ing

½ block un­salted but­ter, soft­ened 2 cups ic­ing sugar 1 ta­ble­spoon milk a few drops of food colour­ing (if needed)

Us­ing an elec­tric beater, beat the but­ter and sugar to­gether un­til light and fluffy (about 5 min­utes). Whisk in the milk and food colour­ing (if us­ing), and mix well to com­bine.

Cho­co­late ic­ing vari­a­tion 2 ta­ble­spoons co­coa pow­der 2 ta­ble­spoons boil­ing water

Mix the co­coa pow­der and boil­ing water to­gether to form a paste. Al­low to cool, then add to but­ter ic­ing to make cho­co­late ic­ing.

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