Recipe : Dead Head Horror Skull Cake

Don't fear... its not skull its a Dead head skull cake. Create this creepy head-shaped cake, using the Dimensions 3D Skull Pan, for your party. This cake will take time to prepare as it has to do lots of decoration. Cook on holiday with your family and enjoy cooking and eating it. I am sure you will enjoy cooking while you are on holiday.

You can also learn from this cake:-
How to make ears, eyes, lips, eye brows, teeth, etc.

Learning how to make this cake will help you in future to make different cakes with your own thinking and design... you can also easily make face of any person you want not only horror ones...

New ideas you can get from learning this cake:-
Horror cakes - The mummy, Skull, Pirate cakes, etc.
Super cakes - Superman, Spiderman, Batman, etc.
Normal cakes - only simple smiling face, etc.

You can also make horror eyeball cupcakes or funny cupcakes... you can also make different cakes of your wish your style...

Now coming back to the point and lets see how to make Dead Head Skull Cake...


Favorite cake recipe or mix
Buttercream icing
48 oz. White Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant
Copper Icing Color
Brown Icing Color (Combine Copper with Brown for skin tone shown)
Periwinkle Blue Color Dust
White Color Dust
Black Icing Color
Chocolate Brown Color Dust
Red Color Dust
Makes: Cake serves 12.
Techniques Used: Creating Color Effects


3-D Skull Pan
9 in. Tapered Spatula
10-Pc. Fondant/Gum Paste Tool Set
Brush Set
Plastic ruler

Makes:- Cake serves 12.

Techniques used:- Creating color effect.


Step 1 - Bake and cool cake according to package directions.

Step 2 -Prepare the buttercream icing and ice a thin layer of icing over cake with spatula.

Step 3 - After you ice a thin layer of icing create facial features of the cake. To build up the features use the fondant to make nose, cheekbones and chin. Ice the cake with another layer of icing after building the features.

Step 4 - Tint 40 oz. of fondant skin tone and cover the cake with fondant and use the veining tool from the set to make indentions such as wrinkles and facial features.

Step 5 - How to make ears?

 Use 1 1/4 in. ball of fondant per ear. Shape it with your hand and ball/veining tool from set. After making the ears attach to head with damp brush.

Step 6 - How to make eyes?

Use 1 1/2 oz. of white fondant. Roll out two balls of white fondant, 1 in. dia. After making eyes attach to sockets with damp brush. Then Roll out skin tone fondant 1/8 in. thick. Cut out two strips, each 1 in. long x 3/8 in. wide, for eyelids, and two strips, each 1 in. long x 1/4 in. wide, for bottom lids. Attach to eyeball with damp brush and use veining tool to blend into skin. Paint the iris with a mixture of lemon extract and periwinkle blue and white Color Dust. For pupil, add black icing color to the periwinkle/lemon extract mixture and paint.

Step 7 -How to make lips and eyebrows?

Use 1/2 oz. white fondant. Roll two loops, each 4 in. x 1/8 in. dia. for lips. Use 1/4 oz. of gray fondant. Roll two loops, each 2 in. x 1/4 in. dia. for eyebrows. Attach to face with damp brush; flatten slightly. Use knife to score lines. Dust with white Color Dust.

Step 8 - How to make teeth?

Use 1 oz. white fondant. Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Cut out in different shapes and sizes. Attach to face with damp brush. Dust with brown, white and red Color Dust.

Step 9 - How to make bloody wound?

Use a damp brush to moisten area. Use veining tool to dig section. Mix red Color Dust with a small amount of black icing color. Paint wound using dark red Color Dust/lemon extract mixture.

Step 10 - Dust wrinkle indents with brown and white Color Dust.

Serve it and enjoy the delicious and danger looking cake...

Also learn how to write on a cake or do some decorative designs at home for free using home materials Click here.

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