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Celebrate Day Of The Dead with a skull and soil cake.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the butter and brown sugar. Whisk in the eggs, one at a time. Whisk in the spices then add half of the milk and half of the flour and whisk.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the remaining milk and flour and then whisk.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Separate the batter into two greased cake tins.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bake at 200'C for 25 minutes.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Spread the top of one of the cakes with a third of the chocolate ganache.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Place the second cake on top and spread ganache on top and around the edges.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Place sugar skulls around the edge of the cake.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Crush an entire packet of peanut butter Oreos with a mortar and pestle into crumbs.

  • How to bake a cake. Day Of The Dead Cake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Coat the entire cake with cookie crumbs to look like dirt and top with gummy worms.

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