Franken Cakes

Make these cute looking Franken cakes using candy melts and cream-filled chocolate sponge cakes. Decorate them with Betty Crocker® Cookie Icing for a perfect Halloween and fall celebration dessert.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups neon green candy melts
1
tablespoon shortening
1
box (13 oz) chocolate-covered oblong cream-filled chocolate sponge cakes
Black string licorice, cut into 24 (1/4-inch) pieces
1/3
cup black candy sprinkles
1
pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Cookie Icing white icing
1
pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Cookie Icing black icing
  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts and shortening uncovered on Medium (50%) 1 minute, then in 15-second intervals, until melted; stir until smooth. Dip half of each sponge cake in melted candy; tap off excess. Place on cookie sheet. Immediately attach 1 licorice piece to each side of cake for neck bolts. Add candy sprinkles to tops of cakes for hair. Let stand until set.
  • 2 Spoon remaining melted candy into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut tiny hole in corner of bag; squeeze bag to pipe eyebrows and nose onto each cake. Let stand until set. With white icing, pipe whites of eyes. Use black icing to pipe pupils of eyes, mouth and scars.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
),
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.