Train Cake

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Ingredients

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  • 4 Madeira loaves
  • 1 thin Swiss roll (we used the Gateaux brand)
  • 5 regular sized chocolate sandwich biscuits
  • 29 mini chocolate sandwich biscuits
  • 18 single chocolate wafer fingers
  • 1 wafer cup or regular ice-cream cone
  • Handful popcorn
  • Instant royal icing powder
  • Various sweets (we used 3 tubes of Smarties, 1 packet Fruit Pastels, and 7 Flakes)
  • 2 large square cake drums (14inch - 16inch)
  • 1 packet desiccated coconut
  • Green liquid food colouring
  • ½ packet digestive biscuits
  • For the buttercream frosting:
  • 565g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1.25kg icing sugar, sifted
  • 150ml milk or cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt Various gel or paste food colouring in desired colours
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