Hipster Zombie Cake

Skill level: Intermediate

It’s that time of the year where we release our annual zombie tutorial! This year, we’re doing a slightly cuter version than the Walking Dead Zombie Cake but still full of zombie fun!

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to make a fun gravity-defying structure for the body, carve the cake into a big zombified head, make edible fabric, easy zombie hair and even a pair of isomalt hipster glasses. Portlandia style.

1:42:21 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a gravity-defying structure
  • Learn how to carve down cake into a zombie head shape
  • How to make edible plaid fabric
  • An easy technique for zombie hair
  • How to make isomalt hipster glasses

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the structure 1:04
  2. Creating the head support 4:54
  3. Making the body 7:02
  4. Stacking cake 18:08
  5. Carving cake and creating features 19:14
  6. Crumb coat 24:58
  7. Coloring modeling chocolate 26:48
  8. Sculpting the body and arms 27:22
  9. Making the legs and feet 40:06
  10. Creating pants 44:32
  11. Shoes and foot detailing 47:58
  12. Edible plaid shirt 57:48
  13. Grassy cake board 1:03:53
  14. Detailing the head 1:06:56
  15. Making teeth and tongue 1:16:22
  16. Attaching isomalt eyes 1:22:20
  17. Adding color and airbrushing 1:24:44
  18. Spit and slime 1:31:46
  19. Hair 1:32:18
  20. Making the glasses 1:34:22