This spooky gingerbread house covered in skulls made from Candy Melts® candy is sure to be the talk of the party! Create and display to show your holiday spirit, or use as a centerpiece for any spooky gathering!
Mold skulls. Melt Candy Melts candy according to directions. Pour melted candy into skull mold, all at different depths, no higher than ¾ full. You will need 160 skulls. Chill 15 to 20 minutes.
Build house. Prepare decorating bag with tip, fill with black icing from kit. Pipe a door on front of house, pat smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.
Decorate house. Spatula ice buttercream icing on one wall at a time. Place skulls in buttercream. Using a warmed pan, melt some skulls to a smaller size, also melt some skulls on an angle to make them fit as snug as possible. Using a warmed knife or spatula, melt a groove in the back of skull to fit over corners. Continue until the house is covered.
Tint house. Using black Color Mist, lightly spray house.
Finish door. Using the decorating bag with tip and black icing, pipe door outline.
Create roof. To create the wood-slated roof, pipe stripes about ¾ inch wide, pat smooth. Using a toothpick, carve wood grain pattern on roof until completed.