Saturday, September 27, 2014

Halloween Poke Cake

1 (18 1/4 ounce) package fudge marble cake mix
2 (3 ounce) packages orange gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
12 -15 candy corn (the little pumpkin ones)


Prepare and bake the cake according to package directions, using a 9X13 baking pan.

Cool on wire rack for 1 hour.

In small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water and then stir in cold water.

With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes in cake about 2 inches apart in all directions.

Slowly pour gelatin over cake.

Refrigerate 2-3 hours.

For frosting, in a small mixing bowl cream butter until fluffy.

Beat in confectioners sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla until smooth.

Spread over cake.

Top with candied pumpkins.

Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Recipe and photo courtesy of (photo courtesy of True Texas)

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