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Monster 'Cake' Recipe

Monster 'Cake'

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"Cupcakes are arranged in the shape of a monster's head and covered in frosting to create a 'cake' that's easy to serve to party goblins. You can make a ghost, jack-o'-lantern or witch--just adjust frosting colors and decorations."

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  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, vanilla and food coloring 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 monster's head; spread with cream cheese frosting. Use decorating gel to outline the eyes, mouth, scars and hairline on the cupcakes. Fill in the hair with cookie crumbs. Place 2 of the marshmallow halves in centers of eyes; place remaining 4 marshmallow halves in the mouth for teeth. Store in refrigerator.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 55 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 10 mins

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 05, 2007

Love this recipe. It is very east to make and the frosting is wonderful.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 08, 2007

i was not impresed with the recipe. The icing was too thin to spread on all the cupcakes without falling through the holes in between where the cupcakes did not touch. i ended up adding a lot more icing sugar to the frosting to thicken it up. The end result looked okay, but it was more of a hassle than anything.


7 Ratings

Oct 30, 2007

My 12 and 8 year old daughters thoroughly engjoyed making this "monster"... great fun - thanks for the idea....

Nov 20, 2007

I love it

Oct 20, 2007

It was the best holloween recipe that I've ever made!!!!!!!!!!! Try it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 18, 2007

It was ok. I switched a lot of ingredients. I made them into my own style. Everyone who trys it, make it into your own style....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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  • Calories
  • 231 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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