If you have little boys then sooner or later you are likely to be making a train cake, possibly even a Thomas the Tank Engine. The train itself is fairly simple slabs of cake, coated in butter cream with biscuit wheels, licorice details and carriages filled with lollies. But the face is tricky, it does not work using buttercream and to make it out of fondant takes a little bit of know how. This video shows you a simple trick to use when making the face for you cake. If you’ve never heard of fondant click here for fondant basics.