After years of watching my aunt make some amazing fondant cakes, my daughter and I thought we’d give it a try. But, instead of store bought fondant, we decided to make our own. It was less expensive, tasty, and easy to make.
This Hocus Pocus Spell Book, is the second fondant cake we’ve ever made. The first was a five-layer Pusheen Cake, that took 9 hours to make, because of so many trials and errors. But that conversation is for another post.
If you are looking for a super easy Halloween cake, this is the one for you. I’ve made this cake twice over the years and one of the first tips I have to offer is: Make sure you make your edible objects a few days before (or purchase them) and give yourself enough time to put it together. I had to rush to make this cake before our Halloween Bash, and I can see ever flaw – but my guests loved it. I had to put this together in about an hour’s time. I seriously would have liked another half hour to perfect the cauldron walls, smoothing them out. But it worked. Continue reading →
For part 5, we’ll go over the Minecraft cake, decorating ideas and other printable/idea links that were helpful.
Made from a cookie cake recipe, it was topped with green frosting and chocolate bars broke into bricks for the eyes, nose/mouth.
Since so much effort was put into decorations, appetizers, and snacks, it was the perfect ending to an amazing spread of food.
More Inspirational Minecraft(MC)
I’m sure most people reading the MC Madness series are either interested in throwing a party or making something cool for your loved one. After looking at a plethora of pins, images, and more, I can guarantee a mind or two has been swimming from all the possibilities. Yet, below are a few more ideas worth mentioning:
My first attempt at making chocolates will be used for two cauldron cakes at the Halloween Bash. Photo courtesy of Debbie Morrow.
I’ve always been curious on how hard it would be to make those homemade chocolates. Since I decided to make 2 cauldron cakes for my upcoming Halloween Bash, I needed some body parts and gruesome edibles to hang out of the pot.
Since Gummi Bears are pretty tasteless, I chose to try my hand at candy making. They are not perfect, but sticking out of a cauldron surrounded by other scary edibles, I think they’ll work.