Halloween Cake Recipe

Boo! Meet our spookily delicious Halloween Cake. An orange flavoured cake topped with a dash of chocolate and cute little meringue ghosts – a great centerpiece for Halloween Parties!

Halloween Cake

Ingredients

Orange Cake

  • 250 g Butter
  • 200 g Castor Sugar
  • 2 nos Orange Zest
  • 4 nos Eggs
  • 280 g All Purpose Flour
  • 8 g Baking Powder
  • 4 tbsp UHT Milk
  • 2 tbsp Orange Juice

Italian Buttercream and Deco Ghost

  • 250 g Sugar
  • 60 g Water
  • 125 g Egg whites
  • 375 g Butter
  • 2 g Coloring Orange
  • 2 g Colouring Black
  • 2 g Orange Essence

Chocolate Glaze

  • 100 g Dark Chocolate
  • 20 g Butter
  • 100 g Cream

Instructions

Orange Cake

  • Mix in butter and sugar and beat till fluffy.
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  • Add in egg along with the grated orange zest.
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  • Pour in AP flour and baking powder, and slowly incorporate it
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  • Add orange juice and milk.
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  • Divide the batter into 3, 5” baking pans.
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  • Bake at 170°C, for 15 minutes or until the cake is done.
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  • Remove and allow to fully cool.

Chocolate Ganache

  • Combine chocolate and cream in a pot.
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  • With slow heat melt the chocolate
  • Add butter and let it fully melt and stir until fully combined
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  • Transfer it into a piping bag
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  • Use it immediately
  • Then, let it slightly cool and add butter

Italian Buttercream

  • Combine sugar and water and boil until it reaches 117°c
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  • Whipped the egg whites until soft peak and add the hot syrup
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  • Beat the meringue until room temperature
  • Divide into 2 equal bowl
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  • In bowl #1 beat until room temperature and add the cubed butter
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  • Once smooth add essence and colouring beat until fully combine
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  • In bowl #2 beat until room temperature and pipe the ghost and bake in 90°c preheated oven for 30 minutes or until it came out easily from the baking tray
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  • Once baked let it cool completely before begin painting
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Please don’t blame us if your guests come ‘haunting’ back for more slices of cakes.

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