Your guests will be ready for a frightening good time when you serve this fake blood-splattered cake to celebrate Halloween. Easy to make, just mold the knife using Wilton® Candy Melts® Candy, bake the layers in the Easy Layers!™ Cake Pan Set and add the oozing red blood effect with Blood Red Sparkle Gel™.
Mold candy knife. Melt black and white Candy Melts candy, separately, according to package directions. Combine white melted candy with a small amount of black candy to make gray. Fill knife candy mold with black candy for the handle and gray candy for the blade. Refrigerate until set, about 15 to 20 minutes. Unmold and use a decorating brush and Silver Pearl Dust to cover blade. Attach lollipop stick to back of blade with melted candy. Set aside.
Make layered cake. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Divide batter into five equal portions. Bake and cool cake layers in pan set according to pan package instructions.
Ice cake. Use tip 2A and decorating bag filled with white icing to stack and fill layers.
Decorate cake. Insert candy knife into cake top. Squeeze red piping gel between cake layers, dripping down cake sides and around knife on cake top.