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Psychedelic Cake

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 12
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Chocolate frosting adds a wonderful topping to this colorful Halloween cake that’s made using Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix and food colors - a perfect dessert.
Updated Dec 20, 2011
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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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To really make this cake feel like Halloween, sprinkle with skull-shaped candies.


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