How to make it

  • 350 oven
  • Line bottom and sides of a 9 inch square pan with foil, extending 2 inches on s opposite sides of pan; spray with cooking spray
  • Cake
  • In a medium bowl. beat melted 3/4 C of butter, the sugar and orange peel with a wooden spoon until blended
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time
  • Stir in flour and baking powder just until mixed
  • Stir in yellow food color until well mixed
  • Spread 1 1/2 C of the yellow batter in pan
  • Place in freezer about 15 minutes or until slightly firm
  • Meanwhile,, add the red food color to the remaining batter and stir until well mixed
  • Spread over yellow batter in pan
  • Bake 47 to 53 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean
  • Cool completely, about 45 minutes to an hour
  • Frosting
  • In a medium bowl, beat 1/2 C softened butter with electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy
  • Beat in pwedered sugar until well blended
  • Beat in milk, vanilla and salt until smooth and spreadable
  • Spread frosting over bars
  • To serve, remove bars from pan using foil to lift
  • Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows; cut each square diagonally in half
  • Top each with a candy corn and place bars on serving platter

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow that looks soooo cute i wonder who rated it low .....bad !!bad!! people lol
    its very pretty too

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  • ryleemendez 11 years ago
    I got this pillsbury fall baking book JUST for this recipe and then I made it (twice now) and it's not very good. I was really disappointed. It's a lot of effort to put into it and then it doesn't come out at all like the picture. :(
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    " It was excellent "
    lindabtx ate it and said...
    So cute! My grandkids will love these. Thanks!
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  • shandy 11 years ago
    Yay! I LOVE the darling cake. . .so Halloween season =D
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  • linspj 11 years ago
    Too cute!
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    " It was excellent "
    kimmer ate it and said...
    Will be making this for sure. Great recipe Pat. Thanks, got my 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    chefmeow ate it and said...
    How gorgeous is this? What a great idea and it sounds like it would taste fantastic. Great post and a high 5.
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