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Halloween Cake

by Jan Clement-May


This creepy Halloween cake would make a fantastic centrepiece for a party.

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  1. Carving and Covering the Cake
    Learn how to carve the cake into a craggy-looking rock then cover with sugarpaste.
  2. Base Board
    Cover the board with sugarpaste to a professional standard.
  3. Rocks
    Make small rocks from sugarpaste, then learn how to give the cake and board a rocky effect.
  4. Graves
    Find out how to model headstones from Sugar Dough.
  5. Mummy Hands
    Learn how to model and texture mummy hands from Sugar Dough.
  6. Cauldron
    Discover how to create a cauldron and flames from Sugar Dough.
  7. Dragon
    Find out how to model a novelty dragon from Sugar Dough.
  8. Pumpkins
    Learn how to make pumpkins from Sugar Dough.
  9. Mice
    Discover how to make basic mice from Sugar Dough.
  10. Bones
    Make bone-shaped decorations from Sugar Dough.
  11. Eyeballs
    Learn to model eyeballs using Sugar Dough and an edible food colour pen.
  12. Heart
    Make a basic model of a human heart from Sugar Dough.
  13. Magic Spell Book
    Discover how to create a magic spell book using Sugar Dough and edible food colour pens.
  14. Spiders
    Learn to model novelty spiders from Sugar Dough.
  15. Eyes in the Cave
    Use Sugar Dough to make novelty eyeballs to stick on the cake.
  16. Bats
    Find out how to make small novelty bats from Sugar Dough.
  17. Wizard
    Discover how to make a wizard figure from Sugar Dough.
  18. Cupcakes
    Use the novelty halloween decorations to top cupcakes.

Occasion: Halloween
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Featured in Autumn 2011 issue

Project by Jan Clement-May

Jan Clement-May

author of Halloween Cake

Jan Clement-May started sugarcrafting in 1995 after being inspired by a novelty cake book. Having originally qualified as a graphic designer, Jan applied her artistic talent and creative flair to cake decorating and began to make cakes for her two children, as well as for other family members and friends. In 2001, she set up The Too Good to Eat Company from home and shortly afterwards began to contribute projects to Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine. Jan is now a well-recognised and regular professional tutor at Squires Kitchen International School.