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Spooky Mini Skull Cakes


These Spooky Mini Skull Cakes will surely have you ‘ahead’ of the competition! A great Halloween treat for spooky parties, these sweet mini cakes are decorated using fondant and Color Dust, which helps add character and definition to these skull cakes. Also a fun cake for a Dia de los Muertos skull decorating party, these Spooky Skull Cakes are sure to delight boys and ghouls alike!
Makes: Each treat serves 1.
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Step 1

1 DAY IN ADVANCE

Bake and cool mini skull cakes. For each mini cake, make one front and one back skull half in 3-D mini skull pan. Use knife to trim off brow. Use spatula and white decorator icing to attach skull halves.

Step 2

Cover mini cakes. Tint decorator icing copper/black combination (for gray). Reserve 1/4 cup full-strength icing. Heat remaining icing in microwave at 30% power for 20 to 30 seconds. Stir until icing is thin. Repeat if needed. Use pastry brush to cover cakes with thinned icing. Let dry, 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat with another coat. Let dry 30 minutes.

Step 3

DAY OF CELEBRATION

Decorate cakes. Use fine tip decorating brush and black icing color to paint eye socket, nose and spaces between teeth. Combine brown, periwinkle blue and white Color Dust to make gray. Use brush to highlight cheekbones and around eye sockets.

For eyeballs, use white fondant to roll two balls, 3/8 in. dia. Use damp brush to attach to eye sockets. Use brush and black icing color to paint pupils. Use tip 8 and full-strength icing to pipe elongated bead eyebrows.

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White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant ((3/4 in. dia. ball per treat))

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Ready-To-Use White Decorator Icing ((1 can makes 3 to 4 treats))

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Copper Icing Color

Copper Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Black Icing Color

Brown Color Dust

Brown Color Dust

Periwinkle Blue Color Dust

Periwinkle Blue Color Dust

White Color Dust

White Color Dust

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$9.99

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Tip: 8

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12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

The bead shape makes impressive borders outlines and accents on letters and designs; also a cute trim on clothing and gingerbread houses. The basis for making piped hearts and figure piping.

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