Bride of Frankenstein Cake

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 12
Bride of Frankenstein Cake

Ingredients

1
box white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1
container whipped fluffy white frosting
4
drops green food color
1
can (6.4 oz) white decorating icing
1
can (6.4 oz) blue decorating icing
3
large green gumdrops
2
large white gumdrops
1
tube (0.68 oz) green decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) red decorating gel
1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Spray two 9x5-inch loaf pans with cooking spray. Make cake batter as directed on box; pour into pans. Bake 32 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 2
    Trim about 1/4 inch off top of each cake to level. On long serving platter (at least 18 inches), place cakes bottom sides up to make long rectangle.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix 1/3 cup of the frosting and the green food color until well blended. Frost one-fourth of cake (top and sides) with green frosting for face. Frost remaining cake with remaining white frosting.
  • 4
    Using ribbon tips on decorating icing cans, draw alternating white and blue lines, beginning at edge of green frosting, to far end of cake.
  • 5
    Place 1 green gumdrop on each side of face for ears and 1 for nose. For eyes, press white gumdrops, small ends down, on face. Use decorating gels for eye pupils, eye lashes, nose and lips. Store loosely covered.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • The cake is easier to work with if you freeze it before cutting and decorating.
  • Create an attractive display by covering a piece of sturdy cardboard with wrapping paper, then plastic food wrap. Stretch and secure with tape. Or cover cardboard with foil or parchment paper.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
30%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
77g
26%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
53g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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