Spooky Skull Cake

Idea gallery #1300
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Spooky Skull Cake
Ingredients and Supplies
  • skull cake pan
  • white fondant
  • black food color
  • burnt orange disco dust
  • lilac disco dust
  • orange food color
  • purple food color
  • ink blending tool
  • black airbrush color
  • fondant letter cutters
  • texture mat
  • piping gel
  • cake board
  • gum paste tools
  • buttercream icing
  • paint brushes
  • edible markers
  • petal dust
  • rolling pin
Bake cake according to directions. Cover cake board with white fondant textured with texture mat then brush with black color filled Roll and cut black fondant for mouth, nose, and eye areas. Attach pieces with piping gel or ice whole cake with thin layer of buttercream. Cover entire cake with white fondant; carefully cut white fondant to uncover the black fondant used for the eyes, nose, and mouth. Cut cracks in skull using a gumpaste tool and apply petal dust to define cracks. Mold teeth out of white fondant and attach to cake with piping gel. Place cake on textured board. Mold spiders out of purple and orange fondant, making one large ball for body and a smaller one for the head. Attach thin rolled out pieces of fondant for legs. Coat entire spiders with piping gel and brush with disco dust. Roll small balls for eyes and dot with edible marker. Cut out message with fondant cutters and attach with piping gel.
Pictured message was made with Cricut machine.
Super Black Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8001)
Super Black Americolor® Soft G...
ACR-101
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Burnt Orange Disco Glitter Dust
Burnt Orange Disco Glitter Dus...
43-1870
Unit: 5 gram jar
Lilac Disco Glitter Dust
Lilac Disco Glitter Dust
43-1874
Unit: 5 gram jar
White Satin Ice Rolled Fondant Icing
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77-770
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Skull Pantastic Plastic Cake Pan
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49-3013
Unit: 1
Orange Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8013)
Orange Americolor® Soft Gel Pa...
ACR-113
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Violet Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8022)
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ACR-122
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle
Ink Blending Tool Applicator
Ink Blending Tool Applicator
RG-23616
Unit: 1
Floral Texture Sheet Set
Floral Texture Sheet Set
43-4715
Unit: 1 set / 6 sheets total
Piping Gel
Piping Gel
76-2011
Unit: 1 lb. tub
Super Black Americolor AmeriMist Airbrush Food Color
Super Black Americolor AmeriMi...
ACR-601
Unit: 9 oz. bottle
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10" x 14" Rectangle White Foil...
27-2247
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9 pc. Sculpturing Tool Set
9 pc. Sculpturing Tool Set
ATC-4200
Unit: 1 set / 9 pcs. total
Assorted AmeriColor Food Color Pens (10 Colors) (Old # 34-6010)
Assorted AmeriColor Food Color...
ACR-GW10
Unit: 1 set/ 10 pens total