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April Fool's Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Rated as 4.9 out of 5 Stars

"This delicious 'sandwich' is perfect for April Fool's Day, Halloween, or even birthday parties."
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35 m servings 497
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  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; 29.8 55.5 3.5 166 396 Full nutrition

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I'm 14 and got my brother with this. I love cooking

This is such a fun idea! I made these for April Fools this year, using Pillsbury Orangesicle frosting for the "cheese" and the Buttermilk Pound Cake II recipe from this site for the bread. Tha...

This was hilarious. Too bad the "critic" of this recipe apparently has no sense of humor. I bet they're fun at parties. I know I will be though because I'm so making this again.

This is hilarious. I stumbled across this recipe and it is June. I am not waiting until next April. We are having a family vacation in a few weeks and I cant wait to spring this on the grand-ki...

Loved this! I don't typically "grill" my grilled cheese sandwiches, I brown them in my skillet. So as not to give away the trick, I browned the slices in butter and they turned out great! Fooled...

Sear marks are key. I used an old-school electric sandwich maker.

Rating it for the novelty. I served this with April fools meatloaf cupcakes from this site. My kids and hubby had no idea until they began eating. It was pretty cool. I did use marshmallow fluff...

so easy and simple.. thanks for this delicious recipe..

Tried it for April fool's day kids loved it! So easy and quick!