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  1. Jack-o'-Lantern "Cake"

Jack-o'-Lantern "Cake"

01:10:00 Makes 24 servings, 1 cupcake (78 g) each.
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Makes 24 servings, 1 cupcake (78 g) each.

Don’t be tricked by this treat! Our Jack-o’-Lantern "Cake" is actually made with vanilla cupcakes. This pull-apart cake is the perfect showpiece for your Halloween buffet table.

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  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for cupcakes, blending dry pudding mix into batter before spooning into muffun cups. Cool completely.
  • Beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla and food colourings in medium bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually add icing sugar, beating well after each addition.
  • Arrange cupcakes on large serving platter or tray to resemble a stemmed pumpkin; spread with frosting. Tint stem with coloured sugar. 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. Keep refrigerated.


Prepare using your favourite flavour cake mix.

How to Create Your Own Unique Cake

Let your imagination run wild and create your own unique cake. Just arrange the cupcakes in the desired shape, such as a ghost, monster or witch face, then frost and decorate. It's easy!

Size Wise

At 24 servings, this fun recipe is the perfect dessert to serve at your next party or classroom celebration.


  • Makes 24 servings, 1 cupcake (78 g) each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 24 servings, 1 cupcake (78 g) each.
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 4g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 33g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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