Psychedelic Cake

Chocolate frosting adds a wonderful topping to this colorful Halloween cake that’s made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix and food colors - a perfect dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cake

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
3
eggs
Betty Crocker™ gel food colors or paste food colors (orange, red, blue and green)

White Chocolate Frosting

3
oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped
3
tablespoons whipping cream
1/2
cup butter, softened
3
cups powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among 4 medium bowls. Add a different food color to each bowl to make orange, red, blue and green. Drop by large spoonfuls into pan side by side, alternating colors.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave white chocolate and whipping cream uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring once, until softened and chocolate can be stirred smooth. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat butter and 2 cups of the powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Add white chocolate mixture; blend well. Add remaining 1 cup powdered sugar; beat until smooth. Add orange food color and blend well. Spread frosting on top of cake.

Expert Tips

To really make this cake feel like Halloween, sprinkle with skull-shaped candies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22 1/2g
22 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
9 1/2g,
9 1/2%
),
Sodium
384mg
384%;
Total Carbohydrate
76 1/2g
76 1/2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.