Looking for fun and scary Halloween desserts? Look no further than this Monster Mash Halloween Cake! A fun Halloween treat for kids, this Halloween cake is sure to be a graveyard smash! Use the Fanci-Fill pan to create a cavity in your cake and use tinted buttercream to create the monster’s mouth. Even the eyes of this Halloween treat are edible! Embellished with curly candy accents, this Monster Mash Halloween Cake is a party treat that will have your guests screaming for more.
Make candy tentacles. Cover cake boards with parchment paper. Melt vibrant green Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Use yellow candy color from primary candy color set and green candy color from garden candy color set to tint melted vibrant green candy a deeper shade. Use tip 5 and melted green candy to pipe 30 to 35 assorted curved tentacles, 2 in. to 3 in. long with a 1.5 in. straight end to insert into cake. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes.
Make cake pop eyes. Prepare cake ball pops mixture following recipe directions. Shape eight balls, 1 1/4 in. dia. and eight balls, 1 in. dia. insert sticks lollipop sticks and chill following recipe directions.
Melt white Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Dip cake pops
in melted white candy. Tap to settle. Place in pops decorating stand. Chill until firm, 10 to 15 minutes
Use yellow FoodWriter edible color marker to color in whites of candy eyeballs. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to attach an eyeball to each eye. Chill until firm, 3 to 5 minutes.
DAY OF CELEBRATION
Make Fanci-Fill cake. Prepare favorite white or yellow cake mix or recipe. Tint batter leaf green/lemon yellow combination (for green). Bake and cool two cake halves according to Fanci-Fill pan directions.
Use spatula and rose icing to fill bottom cake half cavity to level. Use two separate disposable bags, each fitted with tip 12, to pipe alternating rows of rose and white icing to fill top cake half cavity. Stack cakes on foil-wrapped cake circle or cake plate. Use spatula and green icing to spatula ice cake fluffy.
Use cake dividing chart to divide cake into eighths. Insert one small and one large cake pop eye at each mark, 1/2 in. from edge. Position candy-coated chocolate in front for nose. Insert candy tentacles into cake sides.