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Reader Recipe: Fright Night Cake


I always find fabulous ideas while reading your recipes over on TeamSugar, but the other day something unexpected happened. I was completely and totally blown away by sarahkushner's Halloween-themed cake, which she created for a recent event.

Yes folks, that masterpiece is edible, and she made it all in the comfort of her own kitchen! Sarah's contemplating opening her own bakery, and I think it's safe to say she is well on her way! To find out how she did it or congratulate her for making such an artistic cake,




Fright Night-Night of the Living Dead Cake and Cupcake Display
Recipe submitted by reader sarahkushner

12 dozen cupcakes (only a few were displayed, the rest were given out at the bar)...
1 cake, three layers...
1 rice krispie zombie hand...
a bunch of little sugar skull faces...
decorated cake stand...
a lot of little plastic hand cupcake toppers...
plastic bugs...
a logo-ized cookie...
moss...
mist...
And a whole lot of fun.

I'm feeling pretty accomplished; it looks like my sketch. I didn't get a lot of sleep, but I was having fun. I'm really tired now... I'm going back to bed...


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demeter demeter 8 years
I love this!!
mominator mominator 8 years
I love it. So neat.
caitlinannmary caitlinannmary 8 years
wow that cake is awesome! i dont think i'd be able to eat it because it looks so cool!
gruaig_rua gruaig_rua 8 years
:JAWDROP: Unbelievable!
Random2 Random2 8 years
That's amazing!
ALSW ALSW 8 years
So fabulous! I would definitely be at your bakery door. :)
sarahkushner sarahkushner 8 years
popularsugar- the headstones are actually very simple, its just basic sugar cookie dough with black food color mixed in, a little unevenly so that it "marbles". The grass is just coconut dyed with green and brown food color, plain green was too bright. The dirt is cookies thrown into the food processor, and theres a little sanding sugar too.
opisnowpro opisnowpro 8 years
cool!!
fragiletearz fragiletearz 8 years
That turned out so good!
Alisha_Stiletto Alisha_Stiletto 8 years
*Swoon* Im in love. Halloween is my favorite holiday, and these desserts are awesome!!
tati33 tati33 8 years
Wow! that's awesome!!
oceangirl oceangirl 8 years
wow. but way too real for me. creepy! You will be a great success, go for it!
popularsugar popularsugar 8 years
THat is truly amazing! I wouldn't want to eat it because I don't want to destroy the edible art. I would love to know the fine details that went into making the cake, like how did she create the headstones and grass?
CiaoBella2 CiaoBella2 8 years
Goulish cake, love that hand! :witch:
ccsugar ccsugar 8 years
WOW that is awesome!!! :kool:
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
OMG I love this stuff!!!
Diana172 Diana172 8 years
Ick!
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 8 years
That cake is freakin cool!
SummerBaby SummerBaby 8 years
WICKED!!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 8 years
that is great!! Good job!! Wish you all the best on your new bakery. You will do great!
cmack cmack 8 years
Wow do you want to make a wedding cake for me? I am truly impressed. (note: not that I'd want a zombie hand on my wedding cake...I just see the talent!)
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
Those just made my day they are so awesome!
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