Hot Dog, What A Cake!
Spoon about 1 3/4 cups frosting into a bowl. Stir in water, 1/2 teaspoonful at a time, until thinned to the consistency of mayonnaise. To frost and assemble hot dog and French fries carton: Spoon 1 cup thinned frosting into a small bowl. Stir in red food color until deep pink. Spoon about half into a cup and reserve for French fries carton. Add green and yellow food color, one drop at a time, to remaining pink frosting until color of frankfurters. Spread over top and sides of Twinkies.
Place"bun" on serving platter. Holding end of skewer, lift "hot dog" into bun. Remove skewer. With oiled sharp knife, cut gumdrops in small dice. Place at sides of hot dog. Put 1/4 cup thinned frosting into a cup. Stir in yellow food color until mustard-colored. Scrape into a plastic sandwich-size food bag. Snip off a small corner and pipe "mustard" on hot dog. Add more red food color to reserved thinned pink frosting until deep shade of red. With "carton" upright, frost top edge and all sides. Place carton on platter. Fill with "French fries" and sc
To frost and assemble soda bottle: Stir green food color into remaining thinned frosting until the color of a cola bottle. With "bottle" upright, frost all sides. For bottle label, roll one gumdrop with a rolling pin until flattened. Cut in shape of label and press on bottle. Set Life Savers candy on to of bottle. Cut a few inches off straw and insert in candy. Place bottle on serving platter.
FRENCH FRIES: Cut cake removed from "trench" and other scraps in 2 to 3-inch long "fries".