Morgan Hawthorne’s Simple Last Minute Halloween Treats

It’s never too late to get into the Halloween spirit, and one of the sweetest ways to join the spooky festivities is to whip together a Halloween treat. Our very own Morgan Hawthorne is kicking off this festive season with the launch of her yummy youtube cooking channel, and one of the first mouth-watering recipes happens to be a Halloween cake.

Get into the sweet spooky spirit with this delicious bloody red velvet cake!

What You’ll Need:

The cake:
2 packages of Red Velvet Cake Mix
1 cup of water
1 cup vegetable oil
6 eggs

The frosting:

2 sticks of unsalted butter
1/4 tsp. of salt
1 package of cream cheese
4 cups of powdered sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract

The blood sauce:


1/3 cup of boiled heavy cream
Squeeze bottle
Raspberry jello
Red food dye
1 bag of white chocolate chips

What To Do:

Combine pre-packaged cake ingredients and bake according to box directions.

For cream cheese frosting: Combine butter, salt, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl and whip together

Once the cakes have been baked and cooled, stack the cakes layering frosting between each one. Frost the outside of the entire cake. Refrigerate for 20-30 minutes.

For the chocolate blood sauce:

Melt jello mix, chocolate chips, heavy cream, and food coloring into a mixing bowl. Pour mixture into squeeze bottle and drizzle heavily on top of the cake until sauce begins to drip down the sides. Serve split open wth a knife stabbed in the middle of the cake.

Check out some more tasty Halloween-inspired treats by Morgan here. Happy Halloween!