Monster "Cake"

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4.4
(33) 25 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
5
min.
Servings

24 servings

No specially shaped cake pan is required to make this Halloween showstopper; it's just cupcakes in disguise! Check out the video to see how it's done.

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  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into paper-lined cups. Cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food coloring in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.
  • Arrange cupcakes on platter or tray as shown in diagram to resemble a monter's head; spread with frosting. Use decorating gel to outline the eyes, mouth, scars and hairline on cupcakes. Fill in hair with cookie crumbs. Place 1 marshmallow half in center of each eye; place remaining marshmallow halves in mouth for teeth. Keep refrigerated.

Substitute

Prepare using your favorite 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 ghost, jack-o'-lantern or witch face, then frost and decorate. It's easy!

Servings

  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 44g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 35g
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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  • mnorris21 |

    Excellent recipe! Everyone LOVED it and were very impressed!

  • monicajns76 |

    It was a lot of fun to make. And really pretty easy. I am making it again for my son's b'day party.

  • Lynsey25 |

    Not as easy as it looks, but it was a big hit!

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