I didn't have all the ingredients because i decided to make them on the spur of the moment and also i couldn't get hold of the ivory and copper food colouring, probably would have been able to if i'd gone to a specialist cake decorating shop. Also used jam instead of the cherries. Worked out pretty well i think :-) apart from the fact that a few people seemed to think they wern't fingers and were another male body part :-D
This book features killer cupcakes that taste bloody good! After being banished for so long to the land of the pretty and identical, the domestic and the twee, cupcakes are biting back. Here, Lily Vanilli shows how you can take inspiration from anywhere - insects, roadkill, zombies - and recreate it in cake, but always with a delicious result. This book is an introduction to making cakes that look weird, ugly and even grotesque - but that taste divine! There are amazing materials for making edible sculptures and hundreds of things you can do with natural ingredients. Give guests a shock with revoltingly realistic Marzipan Beetles, or add a crunch to your desserts with Morbid Meringue Bones, dipped in raspberry blood sauce. Try out a black cherry Dracula's Bite red velvet cupcake with cr...© 2013 Lily Vanilli / Ryland Peters & Small · Reproduced with permission. · A Zombie Ate My Cupcake by Lily Vanilli, photography by David Munns, © CICO Books.