I made this cake for my child's grade 2 Hallowe'en party and it was a huge success. She has food allergies so I made it all milk and soy free. I did use 2 cake mixes-next time I will make a homemade cake instead because it is better quality but thankfully it was not too dry since we add the pudding. I crumbled ~1.5 cakes into the dish. I made a jello vanilla pudding mix (no cook) substituting coconut milk for the dairy and it was very tasty. For the kitty pooh, I could not use Tootsie Rolls so instead melted 1 cup of dairy-free chocolate chips with 1 tablespoon of dairy-free margarine and then added 2 cups of confectioners sugar. I actually kneaded the sugar in to make chocolate clay which we then formed into kitty pooh. They tasted like large chocolate chips. This made far too much so next time I would half the pooh recipe. I used Arrowroot cookies for the cookie crumbs and it was worth dyeing half green to get the look of real kitty liter. The pudding made nice wet blotches in the litter and helped to bind it together. I also added yellow thin sprinkle pieces to give it some occasional crunch. I served it in the kitty tray with the scoop in it-very authentic. I supplied clear plastic cups and spoons for the kids to eat it from as it is an easy cake for young kids to spill. I think it will be a tradition!
I made this cake for my family as a joke to see their reaction to dessert after dinner on Halloween. My DS and DD and their spouses thought it was wild and couldn't wait to try some of the poop :) It was a big success here! Thanks for sharing!
This turned out so fun. We used Tootsie Rolls, soft toffee rolls in lighter brown colors, Mary Jane and Bit-O-Honey candies for a variety of nice poop. All of my candies were fresh enough to mold by hand and not use the microwave. We had this for a small Family Party and did not finish it all. So I put the rest in the fridge. When your cake is cold- Watch out for the really cold hard poop! I did not think of them hardening up when cold, but the warmth of your mouth will soften them up in no time. I was unable to find a Carmel flavored Cake Mix, so I just mixed in some Carmel Ice Cream Topping into the Butter Flavor cake mix we used before baking and it turned out very tasty. I used the whole box of pudding and after sitting in the fridge, I would have liked a bit more pudding as it was very much absorbed into the cake. It is delicious, easy to make and so fun to introduce to the table. Such an unexpected cake. The only thing I would change in the future is to add a bit of color like JuJuBeJen did. Thanks for this version, we like the chocolate and carmel flavors.
Everyone here went bonkers for this cake at my annual Halloween party. They thought it was pretty gross to look at, but since they liked gummy everything and tootsie rolls, they ate it with glee! Thanks for sharing!
I made this for my daughters Halloween party and one for work. Everyone loved the looked and once the got over the look they were still leery to try! lol Once they did they didn't think it was bad, but they were more impressed by the idea.
Great recipe! Took this to my work's Halloween Party today and everyone got a kick out of it...even if some of them were too grossed out to eat any. Thanks for sharing!
Have made this a couple of times before. Once you have people get over their initial first reaction, it's quite a hit! Easy to make and tastes great too.
What a treat! Better than a trick! We loved it here. Thanks Linda Debbie
Great choice for a Halloween party I am going to tonight. I can't wait for everyone to dig into the poop! Of course I had to try a taste, and my oh my, it is truly delicious! Let's hope it's as big a hit with everyone at the party. Thanks Linda
I just got done making this for our neighborhood block Halloween party, and it came out so cute. I took a little taste in the corner, and is it ever tasty! Kudos to you Linda for making my kids so happy. They got to help me!