St. Nicholas Name Day Cake
A sailboat cake for the patron saint of sailors, mariners, fishermen, and all who travel or work on the sea
||What you will need
1 baked 9-inch square cake, cooled
For 9-inch square cake, bake all of prepared cake mix batter in a greased & floured 9-inch square pan at 325º for 50-55 minutes, or until cake tests done.
2½ cups butter cream frosting
1½ cups Baker's Angel Flake Coconut
1 square unsweetened chocolate, melted
4 white ring-shaped candies
Gumdrops, to cut for moon and anchor trim
||Cut cake diagonally in half to make two triangles.
Cut a strip 2¼ inches wide off one triangle.
Tip: Put a narrow strip of waxed paper under each edge before frosting cake. Remove when finished and the serving plate will be neat and clean.
||Arrange cake pieces as shown, using the triangles as sails and the strip as the hull.
Blend melted chocolate into ¾ cup of the frosting.
Spread white frosting on sails; chocolate frosting on hull.
Put a line of chocolate frosting between the sails as mast.
Sprinkle coconut on sails; arrange candies and flag as shown above.
St. Nicholas Name Day Celebration
From Baker's Coconut & Chocolate Party Cup-Up Cakes, General Foods Corporation, 2nd Edition, 1968, and Baker's Cut-Up Cake Party Book, General Foods Corporation, 1973.
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