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Moist, pumpkin-flavored, bake-in-a-bowl makes an easy Halloween dessert that little and big "kids" will love.
Heat oven to 350ºF. Grease and flour 2 (2 1/2-quart) ovenproof deep bowls; set aside.
Combine all cake ingredients in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Divide batter evenly among prepared bowls. Bake 65-75 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes; invert cakes onto serving plates. Cool completely.
Combine butter and 1/3 cup pumpkin in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Gradually add half of powdered sugar; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add remaining powdered sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Reserve 1/4 cup frosting. Stir in red food color to remaining frosting, if desired.
Cut narrow slice from bottom-side of 1 cake, using serrated knife. Place onto serving platter, cut-side down. Spread 1/2 cup tinted frosting over top of cake; place second cake over frosted layer, wide-side down.
Frost cake with tinted frosting. Cut licorice twists into 9 (1-inch) pieces; arrange on side of cake for eyes and nose. Cut 2 licorice twists to form mouth. Decorate with candies, if desired.
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Which isa better flavor, yellow cake mix or spice cake mix? I don't want it to be too over powering.
Wonderful cake with a lovely fall flavor and very easy recipe. Made this for my mother in-law for her October birthday, and was a big hit. Thank you.
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