Bake The Ultimate Halloween Cake!

Editor   October 22, 2017   Comments Off on Bake The Ultimate Halloween Cake!

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How about a scary vampire Halloween cake?

Wondering just what sweet surprise you can prepare for Halloween? How about a delicious Halloween cake? And a vampire cake? Yes, vampires are the most popular Halloween theme par excellence. Your children will certainly be fascinated, especially if they are already in their teens.


But also your guests will admire the scary Halloween cake. It is not only delicious, but also very effective and original. In addition, the cake is also relatively easy and pleasant to prepare.

Make the absolute eye-catcher at your Halloween party! Dare and bake a magnificent vampire cake that everyone will enjoy.

Vampire Halloween cake

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You definitely need: 600g white fondant blanket e.g. from dr. Oetker and plastic Vamir teeth

The raspberry filling

  • 2 cups of fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 3 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

Defrost the frozen raspberries beforehand

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This is how it’s done:

Mix the ingredients in a small saucepan and simmer on a medium flame until the raspberries soften and form liquid.

Then sift the juice to remove most of the seeds

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Then pour the liquid back into the saucepan and cook for another 5 minutes until the juice thickens. Allow it to cool completely. Take 2 tablespoons of it and keep them for the fake blood on the cake icing.

For the cake dough:

  • 3 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 170 g of slightly warmed butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 3 eggs L
  • 6 tbsp red food coloring
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon soda

How is it done:

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Grease and flourish two 20 cm cake molds. Cover the bottoms with baking paper and also floure the sides. Put the butter and sugar in the blender bowl.

Stir in medium until the mixture becomes even and frothy

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Then lift the eggs one after the other and stir well after each egg. Mix the red color, cocoa and vanilla in a small bowl until a paste is formed. Then add the paste evenly to the dough. Add the salt to the buttermilk. Add one third of each to the dough and stir well. Then remove the vinegar and soda and mix again.

Fill equal amounts of dough into the two baking pans

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Bake for 40-45 minutes. Let the cakes rest in the baking molds for about 1 hour. In addition, you can let the cakes on the wire rack to cool completely. At this time you start with the vanilla glaze.

For the vanilla glaze:

  • 200 g soft butter
  • 3 cups of fine sugar or powdered sugar, sifted through
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon milk

How is it done:

Beat the butter with the blender at medium speed for about 2 minutes until it becomes frothy. Turn to low and add sugar, adding 1/2 cup at a time, stirring well after each. Then add the vanilla and beat the glaze mixture at the highest level for about 3 minutes. It must be airy and almost colorless. If the glaze has become too thick, then add the milk as well.

For the fake blood sauce:

  • 2 tbsp raspberry filling
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup

How is it done:

Pass the raspberry filling again to get rid of the remaining seeds. Put all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.

The chocolate syrup will give the fake blood sauce an even more realistic nuance

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Now only the cake has to be put together.

Cut each cake base into two layers using a cutting wire. Fill about 1/2 cup of glaze in a piping bag.

Place a bottom layer of cake on a plate

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Using the glaze, spray a ring on the edge of the cake bottom to prevent raspberry filling from leaking

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Then fill the ring with a third of the raspberry filling and smooth. Put the second cake layer on top. Repeat the same with the rest of the shifts until you reach the colonel.

Then coat the whole cake with the vanilla icing

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Now the fondant blanket comes on it. Start with the top, then work your way down. Smooth carefully.

Cut out the superfluous pieces of fondant with a sharp knife

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And now comes the great fun.

Press the plastic vampire teeth all over the cake to create bite marks

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With a pipette or a small tube fill each track with the fake blood sauce

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Additional drops of blood increase even more the scary effect. You can also round off this bloody affair with spray. Finished!
Now be sure to create a unique addition to your party with this vampire Halloween cake.
Have fun and Happy Halloween!

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