Ingredients

How to make it

  • PREHEAT oven to 350º F. Grease and flour two 8- or 9-inch-round cake pans.
  • COMBINE cake mix, pumpkin, eggs, water, vegetable oil and pumpkin pie spice in large mixer bowl until moistened. Beat for 2 minutes or until thoroughly mixed. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  • BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Frost with Cream Cheese Frosting.
  • FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
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  • BEAT cream cheese, margarine and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar.
  • Spread between layers and on top and side of cake.
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  • TO GARNISH:
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  • FORM licorice strings into ghost shapes; press into side of frosted cake. Use Raisinets for eyes.
  • Arrange candy corn between ghosts on side and around top edge of frosted cake.

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  • food_finder 5 years ago
    Great Stuff here.There are different impressive patterns i found.I used it in my food recipe and show them to my family and friends. What a great experience.Heartily thanks and keep sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    What a great decorating idea! I love your recipe! Happy Halloween!
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  • baker1313 6 years ago
    Very Nice!! Sounds delicious! Love the details and the Halloween "spirit"! Thanks-the kids will love this!
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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    What a cute decoration on the cake Joymarie.The recipe for this Spooky Pumpkin Spice Ghost Cake is delicious. Love the inventive use of the raisins and liquorish. High Five
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    how cute!
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Yummy bootiful! Boo!
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  • puddlewonderful 6 years ago
    This is a treat and I am not scared to eat it, either as I am also working on trying to replace fear with love. Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe and your kind words. A peaceful evening I send to you JM. (and I love both olive recipes)..
    lol susie
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    " It was excellent "
    chefelaine ate it and said...
    BOO! FIVE :+D
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