Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ghostly White Cakes


Beaulah was so thrilled with the response
to her table that I set for her friends
that she wanted to share her dessert that
she whipped up to finish the meal.


Of course, she cheats a little (I say a lot) and uses magic
when she whips something up.  You may have to go the
more traditional route.



She wanted to stick with the color theme of black and
white and ghosts are the perfect choice.
These are candy and chocolate molds in a 3 dimentional
shape that you fill with melted white chocolate coating.
The local store that sold these went out of business,
but I found a similar one on line,
click here to see it if you are interested.
Make sure all surfaces are covered and there are
no air bubbles, turn upside down and
let drain, use a flat spatula to clean off the bottom
edge, then pop in the freezer or fridge until set.


We chose to fill these with cookie truffles
using Oreo Cookies and vanilla frosting.  This is
a variation of Bakerella's pops that I saw on

Finish by filling the mold to the top with more melted
white chocolate coating, use the spatula to scrape it
smooth, put in the freezer or fridge to let set.
Turn out on counter and clean up bottom edge
by cutting off any excess.
(You could do it Beaulah's way by using a little magic!)


Beaulah suggests making your favorite Devil's Food cake
(I think you can make your favorite chocolate cake),
and bake them as cupcakes.





While we were at it, we decided to whip up a cake
too.  There were just so many ghosts flying around the
kitchen, we needed to glue them down somewhere.







We frosted it with a white chocolate buttercream frosting.

Beaulah is just dying to share her creations on these fun blogs:







While we were all licking our fingers, Beaulah mentioned
that October is not just Halloween, but it is also
Breast Cancer Awareness month so she wanted
to whip something up in that classic pink that we
associate with Breast Cancer Awareness.

We thought - why not a cute pink ghost?  She was sure
little girl ghosts loved to dress up in pink.



Besides Beaulah told me that she thinks that the
wonderful ladies who participate in


are some of the nicest bloggers, they work really
hard to follow Beverly's suggestion to
 welcome bloggers who are new to Pink Saturday
each week and leave comments.
Beaulah just loves comments. (Who am I
kidding, so do I!)

Remember to give generously to help eradicate cancers
of all kinds, but especially Breast Cancer.

Hope you are having as much fun this October
as we are at
Purple Chocolat Home.
We will also be posting at




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Chocolat - French for Chocolate. I adored chocolate from a young age when I had to sneak in the cupboard to find where my mother had hidden the Nestle's Chocolate Chips. Having read about the famous chocolat shoppes in Paris, when I finally got there I was determined to try a chocolate from every Paris shoppe. I invite you to share my adventures in creating, in travel, and in life.

31 comments:

  1. I like that pink one !! it's for me !!! hahahhahha!!! love Ria.....

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  3. I love your Ghostly goodness, Yum,yum.... Great post, see you on Pink saturdays if you are participating! Heartful Hugs, Marilou

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  4. FABULOUS! Perfect for Halloween!

    http://ashleyanderic.blogspot.com

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  5. WOW! those look delish. Love the ghost thogh. R U in a bakery business? DO you deliver? Got to love Halloween cake and candies. Thanks for sharing and I love the pink ghost. Happy pink to you.
    Nancy

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  6. Your candy molds are spooky fun and everything looks great! Getting a real kick out of the pink one:@)

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  7. What a great cake! So much fun - so creative, and it looks absolutely deliciously tempting! Thanks for sharing with us all!

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  8. Cutest ghosts I've seen all day.
    Mimi

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  9. That is truly spectacular! What a great Halloween treat!

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  10. Very cute - and I love the pink version too.

    :)
    ButterYum

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  11. oh wow this looks so good! and perfect for the season too :)

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  12. If I wasn't already you newest biggest fan, I would ahve been after this post!! Soooo cute!!!

    It was so fun getting to meet you in person.

    Hugs,
    Cricket

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  13. As I was reading this recipe I wondered if Beulah had a sister. After reading your side bar, I see she does!

    What a beautiful, creative cake! I am saving this idea for when my grandson gets a little older. He's only one and doesn't even know what Halloween is yet ;)

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  14. Well the pink one really cracked me up! What a fantastic idea...these are the best looking Halloween themed cupcakes yet...love the pictures too, you did an amazing job on this!

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  15. This is WONDERFUL... LOVE IT. and especially on that cake!!! I have SO MANY of your Fun&Fantastic recipes printed out and bookmarked "I WISH you had a COOKBOOK"!!!!!
    Hugs to you,
    Donna

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  16. This is so nice. The ghosts look delicious as is - and even better popped on top of a cake/cupcake. mmm, I'm sure the white chocolate buttercream is amazing!

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  17. I love your blog. I'm back to say I'm your newest follower :) Have a great weekend.

    ~Sarah

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  18. I love your foodie ideas. The ghost is adorable. I also wanted to share with you that I tried your frosting recipe...YUMMMMM!!! Is that the same recipe you used to frost the Halloween cakes in your previous post? In reference to the Frankenstein/Bat Cake.

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  19. Love the pink one! Happy Pink Saturday! Those look very delicious,
    Kathy

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  20. Those are precious. I love the cake and the pink cupcake is tdf. Happy Pink Saturday.

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  21. I think your blog is the most interesting, fun, creative blog I have ever seen! Where do you get all your ideas? I was amazed with the black and white table scape, wow,wow, wow. You are so talented, I love the way you put things together. Oh and your writting style is perfectly fun. It looks like everyone would have a blast in your kitchen. China is fun, Chase and I have been running but things slow down a bit today I love you, your wonderful and more.

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  22. Love your ghost cake, and the pink one too! I pretty much love everything you(and your sister)do:) That's such a clever easy idea to decorate the donuts! I have ONE booted cake stand, and I'm going to use it in a post. Your tower with the trio looks FANTASTIC!

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  23. These ghosts are adorable and the white cake looks to die for! Love all the photos and the witch's hats. Kylie & Tara both look bewitching!

    I would LOVE to win ~ thanks for the opportunity.

    xo
    Pat

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  24. The ghost cake is just amazing! FOund you over at eighteen25. You have a great blog! Kerri

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  25. Those ghost cupcakes are fabulous!

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  26. Very cool! I've never seen the 3D molds...I'll have to keep my eye out for those.
    Thanks for sharing on Cupcake Tuesday!
    ~Liz

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  27. I love black and white. It maked Halloween look elegant.

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  28. Beautiful! I'm just loving those three dimensional ghosts molds! They are great alone on cupcakes, but what a statement a whole bunch make! LOVE!!!!

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