Makes 16 to 20 servings


Peanut butter cookies
2 (8-inch) round cake layers
1 (14X10-inch) cake board, covered, or large platter
2 containers (16 ounces each) white frosting
1 flat-bottomed ice cream cone
2 gumdrops
Red licorice whip


  1. Trim tops and sides of cakes. Cut one cake layer in half.
  2. Place round cake on prepared cake board. Place cake halves on either side of round cake to form ears as shown in photo.
  3. Tint frosting pink.
  4. Frost entire cake with pink frosting. Cut off top of ice cream cone with serrated knife. Frost cone with pink frosting; place on round cake to form trunk.
  5. Decorate elephant with gumdrops, pieces of licorice and peanut butter cookies as desired.

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