"Buried Alive" Bundt Cake - Day #15 of Food Librarian's I Like Big Bundts 3

Monday, October 31, 2011

Buried Alive Bundt Cake - I Like Big Bundts 2011
Halloween Grave - Buried Alive Bundt
I Like Big Bundts - Day #15

Happy Happy Happy Halloween! It's Day #15 (Halfway!!) of I Like Big Bundts, my marathon of 30 bundts in 30 days!

We had a Fall Costume Parade at the library on Saturday and lots of cute Batman, Princess, Mario Bros. and Spiderman costumes passed by. What are you going to be? I've been eating way too many candies...next year, I need to wait until Halloween day to pick up the goodies!

I Like Big Bundts 3 Logo by JustJennDesigns I Like Big Bundts 3
The submission info can be found here! Bake a bundt for National Bundt Day on November 15th! Then submit a photo or blog post by November 24, 2011 and I'll send you a button for baking along with me!

Buried Alive Bundt Cake - I Like Big Bundts 2011
Today's bundt again freaks me out! Doll ARMS! After my crazy Doll Bundt, I'm relieved to know that there are many others who find dolls scary. My favorite story was Kirbie's...her parents would put dolls (gifted to her) near things they didn't want her to touch like electrical outlets!!! Hee hee. Perhaps I could incorporate the doll into a diet plan... place a doll in the cookie jar! :) By the way, these arms were NOT cut off the earlier doll bundt (too traumatic). JustJenn gave me a handful of them for this cake - she gets them here.

Buried Alive Bundt Cake collage
This Bundt is based on a cupcake I saw on my friend's JustJenn website. She saw it in Clare Crespo's “Hey There, Cupcake!” cookbook (Amazon or Library). I used JustJenn's chocolate cupcake recipe (on her site) in my smaller 6-cup Bundt Pan (I made 1/2 the recipe). Topped with Hershey's chocolate frosting, and crushed Trader Joe's Chocolate Cat Cookies (in the shape of cats, not made of cats!)

Have a safe and fun Halloween! Our house gives our full-size candies so I think we'll be popular! :) See my next post for a greeting from the doggie, Cidney! - mary the food librarian

Recap of I Like Big Bundts 3:
Day #1: Buttercake Bakery's Marble Bundt Cake
Day #2: Lemon Bliss Bundt
Day #3: Double-Chocolate Bundt Cake with Ganache Glaze
Day #4: Spice Bundt Cake with Brown Butter Vanilla Bean Glaze
Day #5: Gingery Pumpkin Breakfast Bundt
Day #6: Maida Heatter's Budapest Coffee Cake Bundt
Day #7: Dark Chocolate Bundt
Day #8: Banana Chocolate Chip Bundt
Day #9: Apple Spice Bundt
Day #10: Pumpkin Spice Bundt
Day #11: Doll Bundt Cake
Day #12: Light Chocolate Bundt with Coffee Glaze
Day #13: Spiced Cranberry Bundt
Day #14: Brown Sugar Bundt

Recipe: Cupcake recipe on JustJenn Recipes

Recipe: Hershey's "Perfectly Chocolate" Chocolate Frosting
(I made 1/2 the recipe):  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter,  2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa , 3 cups powdered sugar,  1/3 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Instructions: Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency. Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla.

Bundt Pan: Smaller 6-cup Bundt Pan (the traditional bundt pan is 12-cups)

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Ana said... [Reply to comment]

What, no feet? Hilarious, and so much better than that scary doll bundt!

Mrsblocko said... [Reply to comment]

The first thing I thought of when I saw this bundt was the movie "Carrie." Aieee!

looloolooweez said... [Reply to comment]

This is hilarious.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

(chills). And I thought Barbie heads were freaky! Awesome job.

vanillasugarblog said... [Reply to comment]

you need to enter this one in a contest

Mr. P said... [Reply to comment]

This is my absolute favourite, Mary. (Though really they all are!) You should do a book. Seriously!

cathy @ Noble Pig said... [Reply to comment]

Love this! Going to link back to it in my upcoming Halloween Recipes Post!

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