Ghost "Cake"

4.1
(13) 10 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
10
min.
Servings

24 servings, one cupcake each

Nothing is as it seems on Halloween! This ghostly apparition appears to be a cake. In fact, it's a cleverly disguised arrangement of cupcakes.

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  • Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Add dry pudding mix; mix well. Spoon evenly into 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.
  • Arrange cupcakes on large serving platter or tray to resemble a ghost as shown in diagram. Spread with frosting. Use decorating gel to outline the mouth on the cupcakes. Finely crush 3 of the cookies; sprinkle inside mouth. Place remaining 2 cookies on cupcakes to resemble eyes. Store in refrigerator.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using any flavor cake mix.

How to Create Your Own Unique Cake

Let your imagination run wild and create your own unique cake. Just assemble the cupcakes into a shape such as a monster, jack-o'-lantern or witch face, then frost and decorate. It's easy!

Size Wise

At 24 servings, this fun recipe is great for a party or classroom celebration.

Servings

  • 24 servings, one cupcake each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, one cupcake each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 280
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 270mg
Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 34g
Protein 3g
   
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • NatalieMarie11 | Mon, Sep 24 2012 10:53 AM

  • brat54301 | Fri, Nov 4 2011 11:59 AM

  • sweetestangel | Tue, Oct 26 2010 7:57 PM

    I've made this twice and each time it was a hit and it was so easy to make!

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