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Monster 'Cake'
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Monster 'Cake'

1 Hour 10 Minutes
15 Min Prep
1 Hr 10 Min Cook
Check out the video to see how our Monster 'Cake' is done. No specially shaped monster cake pan is required to make this Halloween showstopper; it's' just cupcakes in disguise! We're sorry for the trick, but enjoy the treat.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
6 drops green food coloring
1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar, sifted (4 to 4-1/2 cups)
1 tube (0.75 oz.) black decorating gel
8 OREO Cookies, finely crushed
3 JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows, cut in half
black decorating gel
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Let's Make It
1
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.
2
Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food coloring in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.
3
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.
Kitchen Tips
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!
Nutrition
Calories
260
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 260mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates 42g
15%
Dietary Fibers 0.5282g
2%
Sugars 32g
64%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 24 servings.
* 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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