Jack O' Lantern Cake
18 1/4 ozs white cake mix
2 lbs store bought vanilla frosting or homemade (
enough to frost a 2 layer 9 inch cake)
2 drops green food coloring
1 whole ice cream cone -- with flat bottom
2 drops yellow food coloring
2 drops red food coloring
Prepare, bake, and cool cake according to package
directions. Except make the cake in a 10-cup fluted
tube pan with ridges (to resemble a pumpkin).
Measure 1/4 cup vanilla frosting into small bowl. Tint
with green food coloring. Place ice cream cone upside
down on waxed paper. Frost with green frosting.
Tint remaining frosting with yellow and red food
coloring until frosting is desired shade of orange
frosting in small bowl.
Frost cake with orange frosting. Add green food
coloring to make brown > frosting. Make eyes, mouth,
and nose with brown frosting as desired on pumpkin.
Place green frosted ice cream cone in center hole of
cake for stem.