Worm Cake

Worm Cake

"A favorite of youngsters in our house. Grownups love them too!"
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Ingredients

servings 300 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 300 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.3g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter into cupcake pans and bake as directed on cake mix box. Let cupcakes cool thoroughly before frosting.
  2. Spread cupcakes lightly with chocolate icing. Sprinkle cookie crumbs on top.
  3. Cut gummi worms in half (as many as you like). Put icing onto cut end of the worms and stick to the top of cupcakes. You can use as few or as many as will fit on each cupcake. Let icing set for 10 minutes and then enjoy.

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These are cute. I made them for a kids' Spring party. I used two worms on each cupcake -- 1 across the middle, and 1 cut in half with each half sticking in opposite sides of the cupcake (looks...

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This was a really dry cake - it needs something

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These are cute. I made them for a kids' Spring party. I used two worms on each cupcake -- 1 across the middle, and 1 cut in half with each half sticking in opposite sides of the cupcake (looks...

This was a really dry cake - it needs something

I used this recipe with a vanilla/chocolate swirl cake mix and it was really, really good! Everyone at the Halloween party commented on how cute the cake was and they especially LOVED the taste...

So simple and so fun. Kids love these. I also like to sprinkle crushed up oreos on top to resemble dirt. Thanks!

I served these cupcakes at halloween. The kids loved it and they never saw something so cool. Thanks!

Good recipe. I made it for my son's Bambi/Woodland party at school and the kids loved them (I thought they were tasty too). I did have a lot of the dirt topping left over though.

I made this for a Halloween party at my daughters pre-school and the kids thought they were the coolest cupcakes ever. I did not personally try one but this will be a traditional Halloween trea...

great for school cookies sales.

I love this recipe, it was a hit for my sons kindergarten class. The only thing I changed was I made vanilla frosting and used a little green food coloring, so to make the frosting bright green....

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