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Halloween Recipe: Oogie Boogie Cake
Prep Time: 1 1/5 Hours | Total Time: 2 Hours
Sarah Tuttle
By Sarah Tuttle
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This spooky cake, courtesy of @cakedesignbysheri, is sure to impress and delight Halloween party guests— especially since it’s full of sour gummy worms!

Oogie Boogie Cake
(recipe name)
Serves
Prep Time
1 1/5 Hours
Cook Time
2 Hours
Ingredients

Chocolate cake

Chocolate Frosting

  • 250 grams unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 500 grams powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup cocoa, sifted
  • Black food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Green frosting

  • 125 grams unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 250 grams powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Neon green food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon heavy cream
Instructions
  1. For chocolate cake: Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Mix in the oil, milk, and eggs. Once the eggs are fully incorporated, pour in the hot water and mix well.
  3. Grease a 9x9" baking pan and pour batter into pan. Bake for 33-38 minutes (or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean. Chill for 4 hours.
  4. For green frosting: Place butter in stand mixer and beat on high for 5 minutes.
  5. Turn your mixer down to low, and start adding in powdered sugar, one cup at a time. Add cream. Once all is combined, add vanilla and food coloring until desired shade has been reached. Set aside.
  6. For chocolate frosting: Sift cocoa and powdered sugar together, set aside.
  7. Place butter in stand mixer and beat on high for 5 minutes. Turn your mixer down to low, and start adding in cocoa mix, one cup at a time. Add cream. Once all is combined, add vanilla and black coloring until frosting reaches a dark grey/black color. Set aside.
  8. Assembly: Once cake has chilled, torte cake in half (horizontally).
  9. Spread gummy worms evenly over bottom layer.
  10. Replace top layer.
  11. Spread the cake with a crumb coat of black frosting.
  12. Chill for 20 minutes.
  13. Cover entire cake with black frosting, scraping edges until smooth. Place cake back in fridge for 20 minutes. Spread green frosting on top in center of cake in a disc shape. This will form the moon. Place remaining black frosting in a piping bag with a Wilton 12 tip attached. Pipe out the oogie boogie shape on top of the moon, and fill in completely. Smooth out shape with a small cake spatula.
  14. Chill cake until ready to serve. Add extra gummy worms to garnish if so desired.
😋 From the Tasty Kitchen of Sarah Tuttle
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