April Fool's Grilled Cheese Sandwich


This delicious 'sandwich' is perfect for April Fool's Day, Halloween, or even birthday parties.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound cake, cut into 1/2-inch slices

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened

  • 1 cup white frosting

  • ½ teaspoon yellow food coloring, or as needed

  • teaspoon red food coloring, or as needed


  1. Spread butter on both sides of each pound cake slice.

  2. Heat a griddle over medium heat. Cook cakes slices on hot griddle, turning once, until golden brown on each side, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer cake slices to a wire rack to cool completely.

  3. Stir frosting, yellow food coloring, and red food coloring together in a bowl until frosting is the color of American cheese.

  4. Spread frosting on 1 side of half of the pound cake slices and top with another slice of pound cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

497 Calories
30g Fat
56g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 497
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 396mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 4g
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 89mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.