YouTube star, Rosanna Pansino is making a Halloween favorite that kids of all ages will love.


  • Butter, for greasing the bowl
  • Red Velvet Cake batter
  • 1 tub (16 ounces cream cheese frosting
  • Marshmallow Fondant
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 ½ teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Red food coloring gel
  • 1 ½-quart ovenproof glass bowl (Pyrex)
  • Cake tester

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Let’s Get Started!
-Preheat the oven to 300F. Grease a 1 1/2 -quart ovenproof glass bowl.
-Prepare the Red Velvet Cake batter
-Pour the batter into the greased glass bowl until it is two-thirds full. You will have a little leftover batter.
-Slow-bake until a cake tester inserted into the center come out clean, about 1 hour 30 mins.
-Let cake cook and then remove it from the bowl Level the top with large knife and place the cake, flat side down, on the cake plate.
-Frost the cake with a very thin layer of cream cheese frosting

Time to Decorate!
-Prepare Marshmallow Fondant (or buy premade)
-Roll out the fondant into ½-inch-thick ropes and arrange them on the cake to look like a brain.
-Make fake blood by mixing the corn syrup, cocoa powder, and red food coloring.
-Brush the fake blood over the fondant with a paintbrush.

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