Skeleton Snoozing in the Sod Cake
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Skeleton Snoozing in the Sod Cake

Chocolate coffin cake topped with a piped skeleton makes a ghoulishly delicious treat.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Wilton® Skeleton in Casket 3-D Pan
  • Favorite chocolate cake recipe or mix
  • Wilton® Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Black Icing Color
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 4
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 6
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 8
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 12
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix
  • Cornstarch
 

Project Instructions

Bake and cool cake according to package directions.

Follow skeleton outline on cake to pipe bones.

Use tip 4 and white icing to pipe fingers, toes, hands and small outer bones on arms; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 6 and white icing to pipe larger inner bones on arms; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 8 and white icing to pipe legs, pelvis and shoulders; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 6 and white icing to pipe ribcage and sternum bone; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 12 and white icing to pipe head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 4 and white icing to pipe teeth.

Use tip 4 and black icing to pipe in eyes and nose; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Tips

To add more detail, you can spray shredded coconut with Wilton® Green Color Mist; let dry and sprinkle about outside of coffin for grass. Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.