Halloween Poke Cake
This moist marble cake features a buttery frosting and cute candy pumpkins on top. (can use candy corn also)
- 1 package (18-1/4 oz) fudge marble cake mix
- 2 packages (3 oz each) orange gelatin
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1/2 cup butter, soft
- 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar
- 1/3 cup baking cocoa
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 12-15 candy pumpkins/candy corn
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 55mins
Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using a greased 13x9x2 baking pan. Cool on a wire rack for 1 hour.
In a small bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water; stir in cold water. With a meat fork or wooden skewer, poke holes in cake about 2in apart. Slowly pour gelatin over cake. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
For frosting, in a small mixing bowl, cream butter until fluffy. Beat in the powdered sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla until smooth. Spread over cake; top with candy. Cover and refrigerate until serving.