Ghost "Cake"

18  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 10 min total
  • Makes 24 servings, one cupcake each.


Ghost "Cake" Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 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 OREO Cookies, divided

Instructions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare as directed, using any flavor cake mix.

How to Create Your Own Unique CakeLet 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!

Size-WiseAt 24 servings, this fun recipe is great for a party or classroom celebration.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 24 servings, one cupcake each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 280 
    • Total fat 12 g
    • Saturated fat 4.5 g
    • Cholesterol 45 mg
    • Sodium 270 mg
    • Carbohydrate 42 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 34 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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