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How To Make A Decorated Skull Cake

With Abi Mancktelow

Difficulty Easy

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Watch Abi get creative in this tutorial and learn how to make and style this lovely cake design, inspired by the Mexican celebration 'Day Of The Dead' where brightly colours and wondrous stylish patterns come to life. You will learn how to carve and shape a cake from a template (see download), cover with sugarpaste, draw freehand a stylish pattern design using an abundance of colour with a range of edible pens, how to pipe buttercream rosettes as a head band and finally how to drape icing as fabric around the skull shaped cake for finishing touches. If you had fun watching this tutorial and want to learn more about novelty shaped cakes then check out our other videos below.

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PME Bright Colours Brush N Fine Pens (Set Of 6)

LARGE Pale Green Rose Leaves

Stainless Steel Shaker

Golden Delight Madeira Cake Mix

700g Tub Of Vanilla Frosting

PME Ball Pan 210x105mm (half ball) Large

Silver Round Cake Drum / Cake Board

Squires Kitchen The Cake Smoothie Set (3Pc.)

Sattina Pitch Black Sugarpaste

Sattina White Sugarpaste

Pme Blade And Shell Tool

16 Inch Non-Stick Rolling Pin

9 Inch Non-Stick Rolling Pin

14ml Rejuvenator Spirit

Rainbow Dust Super Strength Edible Glue

White Paint Palette

Edible Non Aerosol Glitter Spray Pump In Rose Pink

Set Of 6 White Plastic Heart Cutters

Cornflour Pouch

Sugarflair Pastel Paste Food Colouring - Cherry Red

Brush No.5 P41

Spectrum Flow Shell & Shine Spray 400ml

Rainbow Dust Black Magic Powder Colour

PME Straight / Flat Blade Palette Knife (9 Inch)

20m Reel Of Double Sided Tape

1m Length Of Satin Black Ribbon

Hamilworth Stainless Steel Set Of 3 Circle Cutters

Large White Sugar Blossoms

Gold Icing Forget-Me-Nots

White Icing Forget-Me-Nots

Pink Icing Forget-Me-Nots

Round Aluminium Seamless Tin By PME

Wilton Large Star Tube No 1m

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Icing Sugar - (purchase locally)

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