Fall tricksters and spooks will be out before you know it. Have your treats ready.

Halloween Layer Cake

1 cup butter or margarine

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

3 cups flour

1 T. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 cup milk

1/4 cup cocoa

1/4 cup water

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 T. orange peel

Red and yellow food coloring

Cream butter and sugar until light. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk. Mix well. Combine cocoa, water and vanilla. Stir into 2 cups cake batter. Pour into greased 9-inch round baking pan.

Add orange peel and food coloring to remaining batter. Pour into two 9-inch round pans, greased and floured. Bake 350° for 30 minutes.

Frosting

Three, 3oz. packages cream cheese, softened

5 1/2 cups powdered sugar

2 T. milk

8 drops yellow and 6 drops red food coloring

Beat frosting ingredients together. Assemble cake layers with chocolate layer in middle with frosting in-between.

Glaze for top

3 squares semi sweet chocolate

1/3 cup whipping cream

Microwave until melted. Cool slightly. Slowly our over cake, letting glaze drizzle down the sides.

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