Leftover Halloween Candy Cake Recipe
A delicious halloween recipe to use up all the halloween chocolate.
Leftover Halloween Candy Cake
12 fun size candy bars - 8 to 8.5 ounces total
2 tablespoons milk
1 box white cake mix
1 cup water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons butter, softened
3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons milk
Candy confetti - to garnish
To prepare cake:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Lightly butter and flour a 9-inch round cake pan.
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt candy bars with milk. Stir until candy has melted. Cool for 5 minutes.
In a large bowl with an electric mixer, blend cake mix, water, oil and eggs on low, scraping down sides of bowl.
Beat 2 minutes on high.
Stir 2/3 cup cake batter and flour into cooled chocolate and mix thoroughly.
Pour remaining white cake batter into prepared pan.
Spoon chocolate mixture on top. Swirl chocolate into batter with a knife.
Bake 28 to 32 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Completely cool cake in pan before frosting.
To prepare frosting:
In a large bowl using electric mixer, cream together cocoa, powdered sugar, vanilla extract and butter on high. Gradually add milk and beat until frosting is spreadable. Frost top of cake.
Sprinkle with candy confetti if you want.