Graveyard Halloween cake

Using a ready-made chocolate cake, all you have to do is decorate to create this spooky Halloween treat.
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Serves:10

Ready time:50 minutes


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Prep time:
20 minutes

Cooking time:
12-15 minutes, plus 15 minutes setting time

1 serving provides

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Method

  1. Using a knife, carefully separate the 2 layers of cake. Arrange a handful of strawberry laces on top of the filling, then return the top half, leaving the laces dangling.
  2. Put the coconut and a few drops of the green food colouring into a bowl. Use your hands to rub the mixture together, then scatter over the cake to look like grass. Dot a few coconut mushrooms or fizzy fangs about.
  3. Use the writing icing to write spooky inscriptions on the biscuits and press into the top of the cake. To finish, create a worm using the chocolate buttons.

 

Cook's Tip:
For a naughty treat add extra chocolatey filling; beat 100g English butter by Sainsbury's, 100g icing sugar until light and fluffy, beat in 100g melted smooth dark chocolate by Sainsbury's and if you have any left over spread it onto the top too!
Sweetie mushrooms are great for this recipe, as well as fizzy fangs.
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Ingredients

  • 1 x Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Belgian chocolate cake
  • 10g Sainsbury's strawberry laces
  • 20g Sainsbury's desiccated coconut
  • Green food colouring
  • 10g Sainsbury's fizzy fangs
  • Sainsbury's caramel & chocolate flavour writing icing tubes
  • 30g malted milk biscuits
  • 25g each Sainsbury's white and milk chocolate buttons