Petite Sweets

Cut pound cake into squares, frost them in different colors, then add letters so kids can spell out messages. It's a fun, interactive dessert for parties.

Recipe from Parents
Ingredients
  • 1   frozen pound cake (10.75 ounces), thawed
  • 1  16  ounce can vanilla frosting
  •  Rose icing color
  •  Violet icing color
  •  Sprinkles
  •  Candy Liners
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Directions
1. 
Cut pound cake crosswise into seven 1-inch slices. Cut each slice into 6 square pieces. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Place 1/4 cup frosting in a resealable plastic bag, and snip off one tiny corner. Divide remainder among 3 small glass bowls. Tint 1 bowl with rose icing color and 1 with violet, and leave 1 white. Microwave one bowl for 10 to 15 seconds, until the consistency of heavy cream.
2. 
Using a fork, dip a cube of cake into warm frosting, coating top and sides. Let excess frosting drip back into bowl. Using another fork, slide frosted cube onto wax paper; scatter top with sprinkles, if using. Repeat with 13 more cubes. Heat second frosting bowl and dip 14 more cubes; dip final group of cubes into last frosting bowl after heating. Using frosting in plastic bag, pipe desired messages onto cubes. Serve cubes in candy liners.
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