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One Sweet Shrunken Head Mini Cakes


These mini cakes will certainly have guests? eyes poppin? out during your Halloween party. Although they look intricate, the Dimensions 3-D Mini Skull Pan gives these mini cakes their great detail.
Makes: Each treat serves 1.
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Step 1

Make mini cakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool mini cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following recipe directions. Use spatula and icing to attach skull halves together.

Step 2

Glaze mini cakes. Prepare confectioners? sugar glaze icing following recipe directions. Tint flesh color. Use brush to brush tinted glaze on mini cakes. Let dry 20 minutes. Repeat for a thicker coating if necessary.

Step 3

Make hair. For base, tint 2 in. ball of white fondant flesh color. Knead in 1/4 teaspoon Gum-Tex. Shape into a cone, 2 in. high. Use glaze to attach to top of mini cakes.

For hair, melt black Candy Melts candy according to package directions. Use knife to cut 24 pieces of black shoestring licorice, 3 in. long. Dip 2 1/2 in. of licorice piece into melted black candy if too flexible. Place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet and chill until set 3 to 5 minutes. Use knife to trim excess.

Use melted black candy to attach shoestring licorice pieces to cone base, inserting flexible end into cone base. Arrange all 3 in. long shoestring licorice pieces in front and half way around, Use knife to cut a piece of shoestring licorice, 6 in. long, wrap it around hair and tie into knot. Use knife to cut 24 pieces of shoestring licorice, 1 1/2 in. long. Insert into head to fill in under and around back of cone base.

Step 4

Make eyes. For eye vein, tint 3/4 in. ball of white fondant red. Roll fondant into a tapered ball, 1/2 in. wide at base and 1 1/2 in. long. Use knife to make indents and grooves for veins.

Use melted black candy to attach vein to eye cavity and candy eyeballs to vein and eye cavity. Chill until set 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add accents. Use brush and pink, brown and green Color Dust to brush on shadows and to create mouth, wrinkles and bruises.

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3 1/2 ounces White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant

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Copper Icing Color

Copper Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Gum-Tex

Gum-Tex

Black Candy Melts® Candy

2 ounces Black Candy Melts® Candy

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Deep Pink Color Dust

Deep Pink Color Dust

Brown Color Dust

Brown Color Dust

Spruce Green Color Dust

Spruce Green Color Dust

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Knife

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Plastic ruler

Cookie Sheet

Cookie Sheet

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