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Halloween recipes

Here's a recipe with action kids will love: It spurts green goop when cut!

Halloween recipes

1 package green gelatin
Blue food coloring
Chocolate frosting
4 black licorice strips
2 big green gumballs
6 little gumballs

1. Prepare cake and gelatin according to package directions, except use the 9-inch round cake pans for the cake.

2. Cut a smaller circle out of one cake to use as the head. Fill the hole left over with the gelatin.

3. Place the other layer on top and trim to shape.

4. To prepare frosting add blue food coloring to the chocolate frosting in a mixing bowl until black. Frost cake black. Then use the black licorice as legs and gumballs as eyes. NOTE: When you cut into the cake, it spurts green goop.

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