Day of the Dead Cake

Idea gallery #1634
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Day of the Dead Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • 6" and 9" round 2-layer cakes
  • orange rolled fondant
  • light pink rolled fondant
  • flower fun texture mat
  • pastry wheel
  • piping gel
  • pastry brush
  • skull sugar cookie
  • royal icing
  • parchment bags
  • assorted neon food colors
  • several small round decorating tips
  • white rolled fondant
  • Halloween Cutie Cupcake Cutters
  • dowels for stacking
  • rolling pin
Roll orange fondant to desired thickness. Flip smooth rolled side on top of texture mat. Roll over the mat, one time. Lift mat and cut a strip long enough to around the sides of the 6" cake and circle big enough for the top of the cake. Brush cake with piping gel and add fondant. Prepare 9" cake for stacking. Roll pink fondant to desired thickness, brush cake with piping gel and cover cake. Stack cakes.
Color royal icing and put colors into bags with tips. Trace the raised pattern on the 6" cake with royal icing colors. Roll out white fondant and cut skulls using cutter from Cutie Cupcake Set. Attach to 9" cake using piping gel. Detail each skull using royal icing. Pipe decorative scrolls in between skulls.
Use run sugar to flood the cookie and allow to harden. Use colored run sugar to detail. Place on top of cake using wooden skewer.
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Orange Satin Ice Rolled Fondan...
77-757
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Pink Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-768
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Flower Fun Country Kitchen Texture Sheet
Flower Fun Country Kitchen Tex...
43-4711
Unit: 1
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Royal Icing Mix
Royal Icing Mix
77-101
Unit: 1 lb. bag
#00 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#00 Round Opening Stainless St...
30-00
Unit: 1
#1 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#1 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-1
Unit: 1
#2 Round Opening Stainless Steel Tip
#2 Round Opening Stainless Ste...
30-2
Unit: 1
PME Supatube #00 Writing Tip
PME Supatube #00 Writing Tip
43-ST00
Unit: 1
PME Supatube #1 Writing Tip
PME Supatube #1 Writing Tip
43-ST1
Unit: 1
Skull Cookie Stamp/Cutter Set
Skull Cookie Stamp/Cutter Set
FF-SWSP
Unit: 1 set/4 cutters total
Halloween Cutie Cupcake Cutters Set
Halloween Cutie Cupcake Cutter...
43-4856
Unit: 1 set/ 4 cutters total
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
Ravioli/ Pastry Wheel
N-112
Unit: 1
Pastry Brush 1"
Pastry Brush 1"
H-93208
Unit: 1
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant...
77-760
Unit: 2 lb. tub
12 3/4" Plastic Dowel Rod Set
12 3/4" Plastic Dowel Rod Set
399-801
Unit: 4/pkg.
6 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake Pan
6 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake P...
50-6
Unit: 1
9 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake Pan
9 x 2" Magic Line Round Cake P...
50-9
Unit: 1