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Halloween Surprise-Inside Cake

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Halloween Surprise-Inside Cake
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 16
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Use Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix to bake this perfect Halloween and fall celebration dessert - a polka dot cake made using orange and black food colors.
Updated Sep 11, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 boxes Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix boxes
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black paste food color
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 7 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons orange paste food color
  • Orange and black candy sprinkles

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make cake mixes as directed on boxes, using water, oil and egg whites and adding almond extract. Remove 2 cups batter to another bowl; reserve remaining batter in refrigerator. Stir black food color into 2 cups batter. Divide evenly among 36 cake-pop molds. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 2
    Grease 3 (8-inch) round cake pans with shortening or cooking spray. Arrange 12 cake balls in each pan. Pour reserved batter over cake balls, covering completely. Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely. Trim cake layers, if desired.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar alternately with whipping cream, beating until blended and smooth. Beat in vanilla and orange food color. Spread frosting between layers and on top and side of cake. Decorate cake with candy sprinkles.

Nutrition

650 Calories, 33g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 89g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
650
Total Fat
33g
0%
Saturated Fat
14g
0%
Sodium
490mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
89g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 5 Other Carbohydrate; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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