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Ghost "Cake"
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Ghost "Cake"

1 Hr(s) 10 Min(s) (incl. cooling)
15 Min(s) Prep
55 Min(s) Cook
Nothing is as it seems on Halloween! This ghostly apparition appears to be a cake. In fact, it's a cleverly disguised arrangement of cupcakes.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar, sifted (4 to 4-1/2 cups)
black decorating gel
5 thin vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, divided
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Add dry pudding mix; mix well. Spoon evenly into 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
2
Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.
3
Arrange cupcakes on large serving platter or tray to resemble a ghost as shown in diagram. Spread with frosting. Use decorating gel to outline the mouth on the cupcakes. Finely crush 3 of the cookies; sprinkle inside mouth. Place remaining 2 cookies on cupcakes to resemble eyes. Store in refrigerator.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare as directed, using any flavor cake mix.
Tip 2
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 monster, jack-o'-lantern or witch face, then frost and decorate. It's easy!
Tip 3
Size Wise
At 24 servings, this fun recipe is great for a party or classroom celebration.
Nutrition
Calories
200
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
10%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 32g
12%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 27g
54%
Protein 1g
2%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
0%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 24 servings, one cupcake each.
* 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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