Ghostly Pirate Cake Recipe

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Ghostly Pirate Cake
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  • 1 package white cake mix (regular size)
  • 4-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 tbsp 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • assorted candies of your choice ( fruit by the foot fruit roll, m&m's, black licorice twists, caramels, plain chocolate bar, dark purple gum m i life saver, red-hot candy and gold candy coins)


  1. Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased and floured 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to cool completely.
  2. Cut two pieces from the lower edges of each cake, forming a pirate's head (save small pieces for another use).
  3. For frosting, in a large bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Gradually add the confectioners' sugar, milk and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  4. Place one cake layer on a serving platter; top with 1/2 cup frosting; top with second cake layer. Frost top and sides with remaining frosting.
  5. For pirate's bandanna, place Fruit Roll-Ups over top edge of cake. Tint coconut with black food coloring; sprinkle over chin for goatee. Decorate pirate's features with assorted candies. Yield: 10-12 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 718.27 Kcal (3007 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.48g 18%
Cholesterol 24.56mg 8%
Sodium 388.69mg 16%
Potassium 68.75mg 1%
Total Carbs 154.8g 52%
Sugars 129.9g 520%
Dietary Fiber 0.52g 2%
Protein 2.44g 5%
Vitamin C 7.6mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 128.9mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 388.65 Kcal (1627 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.21g 18%
Cholesterol 13.29mg 8%
Sodium 210.32mg 16%
Potassium 37.2mg 1%
Total Carbs 83.76g 52%
Sugars 70.29g 520%
Dietary Fiber 0.28g 2%
Protein 1.32g 5%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.6mg 6%
Calcium 69.8mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.2
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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