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  • Makes 1 Item
  • 45 mins prep
  • 60 mins cook

Big green truck

big green truck

Big green truck, chocolate recipe, brought to you by Woman's Day


Big green truck

  • 2 basic butter cakes or 2 x 340g packets butter cake mix
  • 25 cm prepared square board
  • 1 quantity butter cream icing
  • green colouring


  • liquorice strap
  • flying saucers (confectionery)
  • mint slice biscuits
  • strawberry sour straps
  • 1 large violet crumble bar, chopped
  • chocolate bullets
  • smarties
  • chocolate cream wafer stick


Big green truck

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease and line a 23cm-square cake pan.
  2. Make cake mix following packet instructions. Pour into prepared pan. Smooth top.
  3. Bake for 55-60 minutes, until cooked when tested. Cool in pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. Cut cake in half vertically. Cut one half in half again. Place on top of the larger piece, trimming sides if needed.
  5. Arrange "truck" on board. Tint icing green. Spread icing over top and sides of cold cake.
  6. For decorations, use liquorice straps to form windows and front grill, flying saucers for headlights, chocolate wafer stick for chimney and mint slice biscuits for wheels.
  7. Insert sour straps at back and sides and fill with violet crumble, bullets and smarties for rocks.


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