How to Make Monster Cake at Home

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Apurva Sethi
Apurva is a fashion and food enthusiast. She chose fashion as her career and food as her passion. She is greatly fond of trying out new cuisines at different places and making them at home, in her own style. She also loves to seek and learn new things about the food industry constantly. So, here she is, to share her easy-peasy ways of cooking.

Do you want the recipe for Monster Cake? If yes, then you’re at the right place. Today, I am going to share the recipe of this cake that you may have seen in the game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

I used to play many games during my high school and one of my favorites was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. This monster cake would restore the health of the character and I was really fascinated with it. I wondered if we could make this cake in real. So I searched google and came to know about the cake.

There are 4 main steps to make the monster cake: Making the chocolate horns, cake, frosting and assembling it. Make horns with white chocolate and corn syrup. Now make the cake using baking powder, sugar, flour, eggs and milk. Now make frosting cream with cream and butter. At last, assemble and frost the cake.

Are you feeling confused about the recipe? Don’t worry, the complete detailed and easy recipe is mentioned below. So make sure you check the full recipe below before making the cake. Now let’s see the ingredients for making this recipe.

Ingredients For Monster Cake

  • 6 ounces White Chocolate
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup Corn Syrup
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 7 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 4 ounces Ube Extract
  • 4 ounces Purple Yam Jam/ Grated Ube
  • 4 cups Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese
  • 1 tsp Violet Food Coloring
  • 4 ounces Any Topical Fruit (Coconut, Pineapple or Mango)
  • 1 tsp Brown Food Coloring

These recipe do require a lot of ingredients. But once you get all these ingredients, you will be able to make a perfect Monster Cake. Now it’s turn to see the steps to make the cake.

Steps to Make Monster Cake

Monster Cake recipe

For Chocolaty Horns

  1. Firstly melt the white chocolate and put some corn syrup in it and mix it well till it comes in the thick paste form.
  2. Now wrap a plastic sheet around the mixture and allow it to cool at room temperature.
  3. Now after it cools down properly, remove the plastic sheet and add some violet food colouring until you haven’t reached your desired colour.
  4. Now shape into the form of horns and if the chocolate becomes a little bit oily, add some corn syrup in it.
  5. Now put it in a refrigerator to cool up.

For the Cake

  1. While the chocolate is cooling up in the refrigerator, take a bowl and mix baking powder, 3/4 cup sugar, flour, and salt and mix them together.
  2. Now take another bowl and add vegetable oil, egg yolks, milk, grated ube, ube extract and the violet food colouring until the desired colour is reached.
  3. Now mix it with the mixture that you’ve made in point 6 and mix everything well.
  4. Now add 3/4 cup Sugar in it and mix it well until glossy stiff peak forms.
  5. Now take a cupcake pan and fill it with the cake batter you’ve just made and heat an oven at 350 F. And bake the cake for around 40 minutes until the exterior of the cake becomes golden brown.
  6. Put it on a wire rack and allow it to cool.

For the Frosting

  1. Now for the frosting, have a bowl of a stand mixer and beat cream cheese and butter in it.
  2. Add sifted powdered sugar and mix slowly using the mixer, but gradually increasing the speed until a thick frosting appears.
  3. Now divide this frosting into two equal parts and add ube extract in one half of the frosting until a light purple colour appears.
  4. Beat the other half of the frosting with your choice of tropical fruit and add brown food colour in it until the desired colour is achieved.

Assembling the Cake

  1. Now slice the baked cake into two parts.
  2. Sandwich the light purple frosting into the two cake parts and put the tropical cake frosting on the above of the top cake piece.
  3. Now for the monster look, press the chocolaty horns on each side of the tropical fruit frosting, and your monster cake is ready to serve.

Nutritional Breakdown of Monster Cake

In the games, monster cake is used to restore the health of the character but let’s see how many nutrition does this cake give you in real life.

Calories650
Carbohydrates78 g
Protein10 g
Fats50 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sodium400 mg
Potassium185 mg

How to Make Monster Cake at Home | Video

Don’t forget to watch this awesome video which will help you make your cake even more perfect.

Video by Binging with Babish

Now what are you waiting for? You know the recipe just go and make monster cake. I will be really grateful if you post your reviews in the comment section below.

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