Sugar Skull Cake

Skill Level: Intermediate
We’re taking the term Sugar Skull very seriously! This delicious cakey creation is 100% edible! Topped with yummy chocolate roses, filled with colorful orange and purple buttercream and covered in a colorful design! Anyone can do this one and is the perfect treat to bring to a Halloween party.

Run Time

1:01:19

Tutorial Chapters

  • 0:19 Coloring the orange buttercream
  • 2:46 Coloring the purple buttercream
  • 5:38 Cutting the cake board
  • 7:00 Cutting and stacking the cake
  • 10:40 Carving the cake
  • 19:20 Frosting the skull
  • 24:40 Getting rid of modeling chocolate “white” residue
  • 28:56 Making the flowers
  • 36:34 Rolling out the fondant
  • 38:38 Covering the skull
  • 41:30 Mixing paints
  • 42:50 Edible marker ink
  • 44:20 Mapping out design
  • 49:15 Painting the skull
  • 58:12 Adding the flowers to the skull
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