Monster Coffin Cake

5  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 20 min total
  • Makes 12 servings, one slice (47 g) each.


Monster Coffin Cake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup grape sugar-sweetened drink mix
  • 2 Tbsp. hot water
  • 125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping
  • Oreo Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (298 g) frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 10 miniature marshmallows
  • 1 marshmallow
  •  black decorating gel
  • 3 worm-shaped chewy fruit snacks

Instructions

  • Place  drink mix in large bowl. Add hot water; stir until drink mix is completely dissolved. Add cream cheese; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gently stir in whipped topping with wire whisk. Remove 1/2 tsp. of the cream cheese mixture for later use; set remaining cream cheese mixture aside.
  • Crush  3 of the cookies; place crumbs in shallow dish. Set aside. Cut cake lengthwise in half. Frost cake top with some of the remaining cream cheese mixture. Dip in cookie crumbs until evenly coated; set aside. Place cake bottom, cut-side up, on serving platter; frost top and sides with some of the remaining cream cheese mixture. Place cake top next to cake bottom to resemble coffin lid. Frost sides and cut-side of cake top with the remaining cream cheese mixture.
  • Place  remaining cookie on centre of cake bottom to resemble a body. Line up two rows of 3 mini marshmallows each at bottom of body for the legs. Place 1 mini marshmallow on each side of body for the arms. Add large marshmallow to top of body for the head. Using reserved 1/2 tsp. cream cheese mixture, attach 1 mini marshmallow to each side of head for the ears. Use decorating gel to draw mouth and eyes. Top cake with fruit snacks. Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseThis spooky treat is sure to be a hit at your child's Halloween party. At 12 servings, it's perfect for feeding a crowd of kids.

Fun IdeaDip large and mini marshmallows in water; shake gently to remove excess water. Roll in 1 Tbsp. green coloured sugar until evenly coated. Let stand until set, then use as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings, one slice (47 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 200 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 170 mg
  • Carbohydrate 26 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 20 %DV
  • Calcium 4 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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