These Candy Corn Mini Halloween Treats have gone batty! A fun combination of everyone’s favorite Halloween candy and a few beloved Halloween icons, these Halloween cake ideas make for a fun treat for any spooktacular gathering. Use the Candy Corn Mini Cake Pan to make your mini cakes, then have fun coming up with a few of your own Halloween cake ideas!
Make cookie wings. Prepare and roll out cookie dough
following recipe directions. For each bat, use bat cutter
from vampire metal cutter set to cut one cookie. Use
knife to cut wings off cookie. Bake and cool cookie wings.
Prepare royal icing following recipe directions. Tint
black. Place cookies on cooling grid over parchment
paper-lined cookie sheet. Cover with thinned royal icing. Let dry overnight on parchment paper-covered
DAY OF CELEBRATION
Bake and cool cakes in candy corn mini cake pan.
Place on foil-wrapped cake boards, cut large enough to
hold cat tail and bat wings.
Decorate cakes. Prepare buttercream icing following
recipe directions. Tint portions orange, lemon yellow/
golden yellow combination (for yellow) and black; reserve
some white. Use tip 16 to cover cakes with stars in yellow,
orange and white.
For bat, use tip 3 and icing to attach candy eyeballs. Use
tip 3 to pipe zigzag mouth and tip 12 to pipe pull-out
ears. Insert wing cookies.
For cat, color in eyeballs with yellow FoodWriter edible
color marker. Use tip 3 dots of icing to attach eyeballs.
Use tip 3 and black icing to pipe dot nose, outline smile
and eyelids. Use tip 12 and black icing to pipe ball feet,
pat flat and pull-out ears. Use tip 6 and black icing to
pipe s-shaped tail.
One of the most popular techniques, stars come in a range of sizes and styles. Experiment with open and closed stars for variation in look. The star technique is timeless and can be used as a classic border or as a stunning fill-in for the top of a dessert.