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Banana Spook Cake

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This Banana Spook Cake is a true delight for anyone who enjoys a great treat! Yes, here's a simple and rather effortless recipe of Banana Spook Cake for you to try. Let me know how it turned out for you!
Ingredients
  Licorice strips 4
  White cake mix 19 Ounce
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (plus 8 pieces for decoration)
  Egg 1
  Bananas 2 Medium (yellow)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon (adjust quantity as needed)
Directions

Prepare cake mix and bake in 2 layer pans according to package directions.
Cool.
Meanwhile, mash 4 bananas in sauce- pan; add sugar and 1/4 cup lemon juice.
Cook, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a full boil.
Chill; fold in whipped cream.
Combine 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces and butter in saucepan; cook over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth.
Beat egg until frothy; gradually stir in chocolate mixture and beat until smooth.
Chill until spreading consistency.
Spread about 1/3 of banana cream between cake layers.
Spread choco- late glaze over top of cake.
Frost sides with remaining banana cream.
Just before serving, halve 2 bananas and brush with lemon juice; insert chocolate pieces for eyes and licorice for mouths.
Insert toothpicks in cut parts of bananas and 'secure spooks on top of cake.
Secure marshmallow cat faces on tooth- picks and insert around sides of cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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