Bake cake using firm batter such as pound cake. Remove from pan and let cool on rack. Ice cake smooth with buttercream.
Roll two 1 1/2 in. fondant balls for eyes, place on cake. Color a 5/8 in. ball of fondant green. Cut ball in half and flatten to use for irises; attach with damp brush. Roll a 3/8 in. ball of fondant black, cut ball in half and flatten to make pupils; attach with damp brush. Roll fondant 1/8 in. thick and cut strips of white fondant 3/4 in. to 1 in. wide. Place strips on cake. Crisscross pieces and attach with damp brush. Dust edges of strips with brush dipped in brown chalk dust.
To make spider, roll black fondant 3/8 in. long for body, 1/4 in. ball for head and each leg is 1/4 in. long x 1/16 in. across. Attach with damp brush.
*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.
Add subtle textures to fondant using our Fondant Ribbon Cutter/Embosser. This easy-to-use tool imprints elegant designs as it cuts fondant strips in a variety of widths and also imprints a beaded edge or textured striping. It's another great way to add a beautiful dimensional look to fondant cakes.
It an incredibly haunting time of the year and there is no better way to celebrate it with none other than a vampire. This classic character has been around for decades bringing a world of darkness aura with him. At your party, it?s all in good fun.
Are You My Mummy? Cake is rated
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Rated 4 out of
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I stole my mummy cake idea from this cake. This was a fun cake to make. I didn't use the 3-D Skull Pan though. I used a ball pan and buttercream icing.
I filled the center with Rasberry Jam and then crumb coated the entire cake so it was smooth. After it set up I did the eyes in Yellow and black (tip 8) with red vein lines (tip 1). I used the (1M tip) and with white buttercream icing i ran ribbons of the icing around the ball. Some overlapped others where they drooped and some broke making it look like the wrapping was coming loose. I had the icing ribboned enough that the eyes appeared to be underneith but not hidden.
Date published: 2010-12-01
Rated 4 out of
I couldn't wait to buy this pan and try it out, and I wasn't disappointed. The mummy made a great Hallowe'en cake. I liked that neither the buttercream nor the fondant had to be perfect, since it was supposed to look old. I used gumball eyeballs to save time, and also brushed the fondant strips with cocoa instead of using chalk. Some brown sugar 'sand' and chocolate 'pebbles' around the base, and it looked great!
Date published: 2011-05-15
Rated 5 out of
The cake was a hit for my brother's 39th Birthday. (He was the mummy). The hardes part was getting all of the fondant strips lined up right. Other wise it was "piece of cake"!
Date published: 2010-11-29
Rated 5 out of
I decorated with this idea some cupcakes . In halloween was really nice !
Date published: 2010-12-05
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