A Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Pirate Cake {Easy and Fun!} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake

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Are you planning a Pirate themed birthday party? Or, maybe you just want to have some pirate-themed fun treats – just for fun. You might even need a Fortnite Birthday Cake Idea that you can easily do yourself. Whatever the reason, these Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest – Pirate Cakes are so much fun and so easy to make. Come on in and I’ll show you how I easily made these fun dessert treats

Treasure Chest Pirate Cake

Treasure Chest Pirate Cake

I was originally going to decorate the outside of the Twinkie and put all of the fun treats around the Treasure chest. It was my older son who suggested that I open the Twinkie and fill it. 

Pirate Cake

Now, I can’t imagine it any other way.

Treasure Chest Cake

It really makes the Treasure Chest so much more fun and yummy too!

What are some other fun ideas for Pirate Party Foods?

  • Octopus Hot Dogs 
  • Fish Bait – Swedish Fish
  • Cannon Balls- Whoppers Candy
  • Catch of the Day – Goldfish Crackers

How Do You Make a Treasure Chest Pirate Cake?

  1. Cut the Hostess Cake open
  2. Fill it with treats like M&Ms, pearl candy sprinkles, ocean candies like stars for starfish
  3. Place candies and fake sand around the treasure chest
  4. Decorate the front of the chest with frosting lines and an M&M for the keyhole

Here’s what you’ll need and instructions for this Easy Pirate Cake 

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A Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Pirate Cake {Easy and Fun!} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake

Make this easy treasure chest cake for your pirate or Fortnite birthday party. 

  • Author: Melissa
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Ingredients

  • Hostess Twinkies
  • Graham Crackers
  • Frosting
  • Candies to fill the treasure chests like mini M&Ms, regular size M&Ms, pearl sprinkles, star wafers, candy fish

Additional Equipment:

  • Piping bag with a writing tip
  • small paper dessert plates
  • knife

Instructions

  • How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake
  • place graham crackers in a zip-tight bag and crush them into a fine granule like sand
  • *you can use a rolling pin, or just crush with your hands
  • Sprinkle some crushed graham cracker onto each dessert plate
  • How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake
  • cut a Hostess Twinkie open and pull it open
  • How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake
  • Place several candies into the Twinkie to keep it open
  • Place more candies around the Twinkie – arrange the candies to look like the bottom of the ocean floor
  • Place the frosting into the piping bag and make 2 lines going down the lid of the treasure chest
  • How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake
  • Use frosting to help your place an M&M in the center of the 2 lines
  • How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake

Notes

Here’s where I found the fun ocean-themed candies…

Michael’s Craft store has the pearl sprinkles and the star wafers 

The grocery store had the Blue Frosting (Funfetti) with fish candies on top 

A Party Store would have chocolate coins – which I think would be a fun addition

 

How to make a Hostess Twinkies Treasure Chest Cake

 

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