Wednesday, September 28, 2011

candy corn bars with m&m's white chocolate candy corn icing #mmsgetcorny #cbias

By Jennifer (Double Duty Mommy) at 5:34 PM
A few days ago I told you that WalMart just started to carry the brand spankin' new M&M's White Chocolate Candy Corn candies and now I cannot wait to show you how I used them... beside eating them all by myself! Halloween is one of my favorite times just because Fall is my favorite season and what's better then all the Halloween candy? Uh nothing!


Candy Corn Bars with M&M White Chocolate Candy Corn frosting!

First to make this yummy treat you want to line bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray.

For the ingredients you want to cream butter, and granulated sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Next stir in flour and baking powder just until mixed.

Now the fun part! Stir in yellow food color until well mixed.
Spread about 1 1/2 cups yellow batter in pan. Place pan in freezer about 15 minutes or until batter is slightly firm to the touch. This is very important if you want the layer effect... which of course you do since we're making it look like candy corn :)

While the yellow is freezing you want to add red coloring to the remaining yellow batter untill you reach the desired orange color. Remember the brighter the better but be careful not to go completely red.

Gently pour the orange mix on top of the yellow, being extra careful not to disturb the yellow mix beneath.

Bake for 48-55 minutes @ 325*

FROSTING:
To make this delicious frosting follow these steps.

1. In medium bowl, beat softened butter on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in powdered sugar until well blended. Beat in milk, and vanilla until smooth and spreadable.

2. Fill the bottom part of the double boiler with water. Set on the stove, and turn the burner to medium. Pour the M&Ms into the other pot. Put it on top of the first pot. Stir the M&Ms constantly to prevent sticking and burning as they melt. As the M&Ms candy gets softer, use the spoon to crunch the shells. Once melted remove from heat and slowly mix into frosting. Spread frosting over cooled cake.

To serve, remove cake from pan, using foil to lift. Remove foil. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows; cut each square diagonally in half. Top each triangle with 1-3 M&M White Chocolate Candy Corn candy.


they can't all be winners :( Here are some pieces that got mixed up in the cooking process. Totally cool if you ask me!

Want more of my story and how I made this recipe? Check out my ThisMoment story!


Recipe contest on the M&M's Get Corny website starts on October 7th-21st so I hope you all will vote for me! :) Prize is a $150 giftcard to WalMart and that would be amazing everyone!

BATTER
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
4 eggs
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 drops yellow food color
3 drops red food color

FROSTING
2 1/2 cups sifted powder sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 package White Chocolate Candy Corn M&M's

This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias. #CBias. All of the opinions of the product are strickly my own and I was not influenced to produce a positive review or recipe.

27 commented:

Summer on September 28, 2011 at 5:45 PM said...

So cute!! Nice job, I like how even the cake pieces are cut into candy corn shapes.

Glenda on September 28, 2011 at 5:46 PM said...

Love the fabulous color! So creative and as someone who has never been a white chocolate fan, I can honestly say these M&M's are the exception to the rule! Great job on the recipe creation!

Rebecca E. Parsons/Cre8Tiva on September 28, 2011 at 5:50 PM said...

looks yummy Jennifer!!!

Cinnamon Hollow on September 28, 2011 at 5:58 PM said...

That looks fantastic! I love how you made the cake look like candy corn. Too, too cute!

Frosted Fingers on September 28, 2011 at 6:08 PM said...

Looks yummy!! I want some.

Home Cooking Memories on September 28, 2011 at 6:16 PM said...

I love candy corn looking treats! So colorful!

Sara @ Mom Endeavors on September 28, 2011 at 6:33 PM said...

Adorable! Love the candy corn appearance!

Guavalicious on September 28, 2011 at 6:48 PM said...

How cute are these?!

Tonia @ TheGunnySack.com on September 28, 2011 at 7:32 PM said...

Adorable! If I give you my address, will you send me one? ;)

Whitney on September 28, 2011 at 7:38 PM said...

Love this Jenn! Looks sooo good!

Emmi on September 28, 2011 at 7:39 PM said...

super yummy! I was thinking about doing something similar! Love it!

Katie on September 28, 2011 at 9:48 PM said...

Oh my gosh...that looks delicious! I will definitely have to try it!

CraftyMomof3 on September 28, 2011 at 10:39 PM said...

Holy Yum!!! Looks great. You've got my vote! LOL

Sand Castles and Snow Forts on September 28, 2011 at 10:48 PM said...

This needs to happen for Thanksgiving! My kids will love it!

Doodle741 on September 29, 2011 at 8:19 AM said...

This looks AMAZING!!! I will totally vote for you (tweet me - @Doodle741). And, you had my ready to make this until I read the words "double broiler" ... they scare me! ;)

Sara

Heather on September 29, 2011 at 9:06 AM said...

Yumm! I have a confession - I've NEVER had candy corn. I might try this recipe though!

Sarah on September 29, 2011 at 2:44 PM said...

Those look delicious and they are so cute! What a great idea. I haven't tried the new m&m's yet but now I'll have to!

Shasta on September 30, 2011 at 10:58 AM said...

These are so cute, and look yummy!!

Stefani @ MommyEnterprises.com on September 30, 2011 at 11:28 AM said...

What a yummy and cute looking cake!

Jennifer H on September 30, 2011 at 3:28 PM said...

Great job girl! Very neat! :)

Lilac City Momma on October 1, 2011 at 12:02 AM said...

I just love the way they came out with the colors!

MeganYouHappyCrochet on October 7, 2011 at 8:34 AM said...

This looks amazing. I love candy corn! It is such a "fall" thing for me. Thanks for the neat recipe.

newmama2010 on October 7, 2011 at 11:22 AM said...

This looks so good!! I guess I know what I'll be making for a Halloween dessert lol.

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kattie on October 7, 2011 at 12:14 PM said...

omg looks sooooooo yummy! didn't even know these existed so thank you!!!

Clueless_Mama on October 9, 2011 at 12:45 PM said...

This looks delicious. I think I will make it for an upcoming party I'm hosting. Thanks for the recipe!

lulu on October 10, 2011 at 8:19 AM said...

This is so freaken awesome. Looks like I have a new recipe to try :).

SpAzzGiRL on October 13, 2011 at 9:34 AM said...

We would love you to share this in our Halloween Recipe Blog Hop! http://is.gd/X7I9XV

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