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Spooktacular Halloween Graveyard Cake Recipe

July 18th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Spooktacular Halloween Graveyard Cake Recipe


  1. For the Cake

  2. 1 (18 1/4 ounce)packagecake mix(I used Duncan Hines Moist Deluxe Devil’s Food)
  3. 1 1/3cupswater
  4. 1/2cupvegetable oil
  5. 3largeeggs
  6. To Decorate

  7. 10ounces nabiscoOreo cookies, crushed(may use gingersnap crumbs if it goes with your cake)
  8. 6-10 pepperidge farm milanocookies(or suitable oval shaped butter cookies)
  9. 1 1/2-2cups preparedvanilla frosting(or other suitable flavor)
  10. 1-4packagecake decorating gel(green, black, orange or brown, etc, as needed)
  11. 1cupcandy corn(or pumpkin-shaped candy)
  12. 1/4cup harvestcolored sprinkles or colored crystal sugar(orange, green, yellow, etc)
  13. 6-12 laboratorydecorative candies(chocolate candy foil-wrapped like eyeballs, ears, lips, body parts, etc)(optional)
  14. 4-6 ghost-shaped peepsmarshmallows(may also use cats or pumpkins)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix together cake mix, water, oil, and eggs according to package directions.
  3. If your package requires different ingredients to make cake, follow those instructions instead.
  4. Grease and flour a glass 13×9-inch cake pan.
  5. If you use a dark or coated pan, do your baking at 325°F.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in a preheated oven for approx 35 minutes (38-40 minutes for dark or coated pans) or until cake is done.
  7. Allow cake to cool in the pan.
  8. Spread frosting evenly on cooled cake.
  9. Sprinkle frosting with crumbled cookies (oreos or whatever you are using).
  10. Using gel frostings, write sayings on 1/2 of the milano cookies (some sayings might be”Justin Tyme”,”Yul B Next”,”RIP”,”M T Tomb”,”Will B Back”,”Barry M Deep”, etc).
  11. Press 1/2 of cookie down into cake and icing to resemble a standing tombstone.
  12. Arrange ghost marshmallows in a standing position on top of cake.
  13. Scatter candies and/or sprinkles or sugars on cake to garnish.

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