Haunted House

7  Ratings
  • 60 min prep
  • 2 hr 5 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Haunted House Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 pkg.  (3.9 oz.) chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate (6 oz.)
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 13 Mini OREO Bite Size Cookies
  • 4 Halloween OREO Cookies, split
  • 2 Tbsp. Halloween sprinkles
  • 8 pieces black licorice
  • 18 pieces candy corn
  • 4 marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup cocoa and cinnamon almonds
  • 4 worm-shaped chewy fruit snacks

Instructions

  • Prepare  cake batter and bake in 13x9-inch pan as directed on package, beating the dry pudding mix into the batter before pouring into prepared pan. Cool cake 10 min.; invert onto wire rack. Remove pan; cool cake completely.
  • Melt  chocolate as directed on package; cool 5 min. Pour into large bowl. Add sugar, butter and vanilla; beat with mixer on low speed until well blended. Gradually beat in milk until well blended and of spreading consistency.
  • Transfer  cake to cutting board; cut into pieces as shown in Diagram 1. Arrange cake pieces on tray or platter as shown in Diagram 2, securing pieces together with some of the frosting.
  • Frost  cake with remaining frosting. Decorate with remaining ingredients as shown in photo.

Recipe Tips

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 510 
  • Total fat 23 g
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 490 mg
  • Carbohydrate 74 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Sugars 57 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 8 %DV
  • Iron 15 %DV