Jack-O-Lantern Cake

Adapted from Duncan Hines, Treasury of Baking

  • 18 1/4 ozs white cake mix
  • 2 lbs vanilla frosting
  • 2 drops food coloring
  • 1 whole ice cream cone, with flat bottom
  • 2 drops green food coloring
  • 2 drops yellow food coloring
Prepare, bake, and cool cake according to package directions. Except make the cake in 10-cup fluted tube pan with ridges (to resemble a pumpkin). Measure 1/4 cup vanilla frosting into small bowl. Tint with green food coloring. Place ice cream cone upside down on waxed paper. Frost with green frosting. Refrigerate. Tint remaining frosting with yellow and red food coloring until frosting is desired shade of orange frosting in small bowl. Frost cake with orange frosting. Add green food coloring to make brown frosting. Make eyes, mouth, and nose with brown frosting as desired on pumpkin. Place green frosted ice cream cone in center hole of cake for stem.
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Posted: 10/15/1997
Rated by 1 users (5.00)
WW Points* : 8.99
16 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387
Calories from Fat 147 (38%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 356mg 15%
Potassium 34mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate63g 21%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 48g
Protein 2g 0%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.