Halloween Poke Cake
slightly adapted from food.com
- 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package fudge marble cake mix
- 2 (3 ounce) packages orange flavor gelatin
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 3 cups confectioners' sugar
- 1/3 cup baking cocoa
- 1/4 cup whipping cream (may need a few tablespoons more)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Halloween sprinkles
- candy corn
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, whipping cream and vanilla until smooth. Add any additional whipping cream until the buttercream is the desired consistency. Spread over cake. Top with Halloween sprinkles and/or candy corn.
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