Beware the walking dead! On the hunt for spooky and scary Halloween party food? This Unearthed and Hungry Halloween Cake is sure to satisfy your craving! Great for Halloween parties and zombie walks, this gruesome Halloween treat will help you show off your crafty decorating skills. Use the 3D Skull Pan to create the zombie’s head and use various shades of buttercream icing to make your zombie come to life (again!).
Bake and cool skull cake and 1-layer chocolate sheet cake.
Secure skull halves together with icing. Fill in mouth
indentation with icing and ice smooth
Make fondant features. Paint pupils with black icing
color. Mix black icing color with lemon extract to create a
dark gray; paint eyelids. Mix white with a touch of brown
Color Dust to make ivory; mix with lemon extract; paint
teeth. Mix white, brown, red Color Dust with lemon extract;
paint lips. Pipe tip 16 dark gray stars around eyes.
Cover remainder of cake with tip 16 green stars.
For hair, cut
licorice into 60 pieces, each 1 1/2 in. and 2 1/2 in. long, attach
For hands, roll two 6 in. fondant balls; flatten. Cut
slits and shape to make 3 in. long fingers. Roll out reserved
black fondant 1/8 in. thick. Use knife to cut 1/2 in. squares for
fingernails. Cover hands with tip 16 green stars to match face.
With remaining black fondant make two eyebrows 2 1/4 in.
long x 3/8 in. wide, tapering to 1/4 in. wide. At party: Crumble
chocolate cake and mound around skull cake on board.
The star tip creates the most celebrated, easily accomplished decorations! The serrated edges of the star tip make ridges in the icing as you squeeze it out. Because fill in requires so much piping from the same bag, keep replenishing icing in bag.