Banana Spook Cake
|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)|
|Bananas||2 Medium (yellow)|
|Lemon juice||1 Teaspoon (adjust quantity as needed)|
Prepare cake mix and bake in 2 layer pans according to package directions.
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.