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Party Pirate Birthday Cake


Yar!! This Party Pirate Birthday Cake will have ye bones rattling! An edible skull cake is decorated with edible candy bones, making this a fun party centerpiece for all birthday scallywags! No matter what the age, this cake is sure to be a favorite for anyone who loves a good pirate party. Use the 3D Skull Pan to create a collection of skull cakes and you’ll have a festive and edible party centerpiece that’s sure to be a birthday treasure!
Makes: Cake serves 12; each candy serves 1.
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Step 1

In advance: Make candy bones. Pour melted white candy in cookie pan cavities. Tap to settle; chill until firm. Also: Make fondant bandana ties. Tint 6 oz. fondant red. Add 1/8 teaspoon Gum-Tex to 1/2 oz. of red fondant; reserve remainder. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut two leaves with medium Cut-Out. Let dry on cornstarch-dusted board. Attach together with melted candy; let set.

Step 2

Bake and cool skull cake. Pipe in tip 5 eyes, nose and mouth. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch. Cover cake with tip 14 stars. Pipe in tip 3 teeth. Pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Step 3

Make fondant trims. Tint 1 oz. fondant each black and yellow. Roll out black 1/8 in. thick. Cut eye patch with largest round Cut-Out; cut 1/2 in. from top for straight edge. Attach over eye with icing. Reroll black fondant 1/16 in. thick; cut a strip for eye patch string 1/8 in. x 8 in. Attach under eye patch with icing and wrap around skull. Roll out reserved red fondant 1/8 in. thick. Using 8 in. cake circle as guide, cut cap area. Attach to top of skull with icing; trim excess from back. Roll out yellow fondant 1/16 in. thick. Cut polka dots with medium round Cut-Out. Attach with damp brush. For knot, roll a 1/2 in. ball of red fondant. Attach bandana ties to knot with melted candy; let set. Attach to lollipop stick with melted candy; let set. Insert in cake.

Step 4

Cut out scroll pattern from paper. Using marker, write name. Curl paper by loosely rolling up and back. Position message and candy bones around cake.

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Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color

Red-Red Icing Color ((Combine Christmas Red with Red-Red for red shown))

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color ((Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown))

Gum-Tex

Gum-Tex

White Candy Melts® Candy

White Candy Melts® Candy ((12 oz. makes 8 treats))

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Discontinued

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

4 in. Lollipop Sticks

8 in. Cake Circles

8 in. Cake Circles

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Fanci-Foil Wrap

Disposable Decorating Bags

Disposable Decorating Bags

Black marker

Black marker

White paper

White paper

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