Halloween Layer Cake Recipe

This Halloween Layer Cake is luscious cake with colorful cream cheese frosting in between layers and topped with chocolate glaze. Just enjoy this Halloween Layer this Halloween and you'll want to make it a part of your festival menu every year. Feel free to express your views about this Halloween Layer Cake here.


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 Butter/Margarine1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 All purpose flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking cocoa1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Orange extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grated orange peel1 Tablespoon
 Yellow food coloring10 Drop
 Red food coloring6 Drop
 Cream cheese9 Ounce, softened (3 Packages, 3 Ounces Each)
 Confectioners sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Yellow food coloring8 Drop
 Semi sweet chocolate3 Ounce (3 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)
 Whipping cream1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Candy corn1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7216 Calories from Fat 3140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 357 g548.7%

Saturated Fat 210.9 g1054.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1746.4 mg

Sodium 3543.3 mg147.6%

Total Carbohydrates 938 g312.6%

Dietary Fiber 19.9 g79.8%

Sugars 621.4 g

Protein 96 g192.5%

Vitamin A 203% Vitamin C 34%

Calcium 199.2% Iron 157.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add alternately with milk to the creamed mixture.
Mix well.
In a medium bowl, combine the cocoa, water and vanilla.
Stir in 2 cups cake batter.
Pour into a greased and floured 9-in.round baking pan.
Add orange extract, orange peel and food coloring to remaining batter.
Pour into two greased and floured 9-in.cake pans.
Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Combine frosting ingredients in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth.
Place one orange cake layer on a cake plate; spread with 1/2 cup frosting.
Top with chocolate layer; spread with 1/2 cup frosting.
Top with second orange layer.
Frost sides and top of cake.
Microwave chocolate and cream on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until melted, stirring once.
Stir until smooth; let cool for 2 minutes.
Slowly pour over top of cake, allowing glaze to drizzle down sides.
Garnish with candy corn.