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Haunted Heads Mini Cakes

Express yourself with a variety of little faces that capture the fun and frights of Halloween! Our Silicone Mini Jack-O-Lantern Faces Mold makes it easy, with eerie features that bake right in your cakes.

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Step 1

In advance: Make all hair except brown. Tint 1/2 oz. fondant each red and orange. Knead in 1/16 teaspoon of Gum-Tex. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. With knife, cut 1/4 in. wide strips in various sizes from 3/4 in. to 4 in. long. Wrap some orange strips around cookie treat sticks. Let set for one minute. Slide off stick. Let strips dry 24 hours on cornstarch-dusted board, leaving some straight and curving others to the left or right.

Step 2

Bake and cool mini cakes in silicone mold supported by cookie sheet.

Step 3

Using tip 16 and orange or violet icing, cover cakes with stars. Build up noses for dimension.

Step 4

Using tip 6 and orange or violet icing, pipe ball, outline or pull-out ears.

Step 5

Using tip 6 and white icing, pipe dot eyes. Using tip 3 and black icing, pipe dot pupils.

Step 6

For brown hair, tint 1/2 oz. fondant brown. Add 1/16 teaspoon of Gum-Tex. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut 1/8 in. x 2 in. long strips. Attach to top of head in three rows.

Step 7

Roll very thin logs in all colors for eyebrows. Attach with icing. Insert curly and stand-up hair in tops of cakes. Position flat hair on top of cake.

* Combine Orange with Red-Red for orange hair shown.
* Combine Orange with a little Black for orange skin tone shown.
* Combine Violet with Rose for violet skin tone shown.
* Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown hair shown.