Jack-o'-Lantern "Cake"

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
  • 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 4 drops yellow food coloring
  • 1 drop red food coloring
  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) powdered sugar, sifted (about 4-1/4 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp. green colored sugar
  • 5 OREO Cookie s, divided
  • 2 miniature marshmallows, cut in half

Nutrition facts

Recipe Tips

1

Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into prepared cups. Cool completely.

2

Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food colorings in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in sugar until well blended.

3

Arrange cupcakes on large platter to resemble a stemmed pumpkin as shown in diagram; frost with cream cheese mixture. Use colored sugar to fill in the stem. Add 2 cookies for the jack-o'-lantern's eyes. Crush remaining cookies; sprinkle over cake for the mouth. Arrange marshmallow halves in mouth for the teeth.