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Halloween poke cake

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Halloween Poke Cake

Looking for a spooky and delicious dessert to make your Halloween celebration a hit? This Halloween Poke Cake is the perfect treat! With its vibrant colors and festive toppings, it’s sure to impress both kids and adults alike. Let’s dive into this fun and easy recipe!

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A Spooktacular Halloween Poke Cake

Halloween is just around the corner, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with a delightfully eerie dessert! This Halloween Poke Cake is not only eye-catching with its vibrant purple and green colors, but it also tastes absolutely scrumptious. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or just want to surprise your family with a festive treat, this cake is sure to be a hit.

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Why We Love This Cake:

  • Easy to Make: With a simple cake mix and pudding base, this recipe is straightforward and perfect for bakers of all levels.
  • Festive Colors: The purple cake and green pudding and frosting create a striking visual that’s perfect for Halloween.
  • Customizable Toppings: Ghoul mix M&M’s add a fun touch, but you can also get creative with other Halloween-themed candies.
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Step-by-Step Fun: The best part about making this cake is how fun and interactive it is. From adding the food coloring to poking holes in the cake, this recipe is a great way to get the kids involved in the kitchen. They’ll love watching the pudding seep into the cake and decorating it with colorful candies.

Perfect for Any Halloween Event: Whether you’re hosting a spooky soirĂ©e or just enjoying a quiet night in with the family, this Halloween Poke Cake is the perfect addition to your festivities. It’s quick to whip up, and the end result is both delicious and impressive.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 white cake mix
  • Purple gel food coloring
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 6oz. box vanilla pudding
  • 2 cups milk
  • Green gel food coloring
  • Ghoul mix M&M’s
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Cooking spray
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Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Cake Batter:
    • Begin by mixing the cake mix, eggs, oil, and water in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
    • Add 4 drops of purple gel food coloring to the cake batter and mix until the color is evenly distributed.
  2. Bake the Cake:
    • Spray a 9×11 baking dish with cooking spray and pour in the cake batter.
    • Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
  3. Prepare the Pudding:
    • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and milk until smooth and creamy.
    • Add 4 drops of green gel food coloring to the pudding and stir until fully incorporated.
    • Place the pudding in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  4. Poke the Cake:
    • Once the cake is baked and has cooled for 15 minutes, use the handle of a wooden spoon to poke 12 holes in the top of the cake.
    • Pour the green pudding over the cake, making sure each hole is filled with the pudding.
  5. Frost the Cake:
    • In a bowl, mix one can of vanilla frosting with 2 drops of green gel food coloring until the frosting is a vibrant green.
    • Spread the frosting evenly over the top of the cake.
  6. Decorate and Serve:
    • Sprinkle Ghoul mix M&M’s over the frosted cake for a festive touch.
    • Cut into squares and serve.

Enjoy your spooktacular Halloween Poke Cake!

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A Halloween Tradition: Make this cake a part of your annual Halloween traditions. Each year, you can experiment with different colors and toppings to keep things fresh and exciting. It’s a treat that everyone will look forward to.

So, gather your ingredients, put on your favorite Halloween tunes, and get ready to create a cake that’s as fun to make as it is to eat. Happy Halloween!

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