Today I made a Halloween Cauldron Cake that actually bubbles, smokes and steams like a bubbling stew using a simple special effect.
Link to the Giant Gummi Snake:
Link to the Gummi Skull Pops:
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My Makeup was done by Eyedolize Makeup:
She’ll post tutorial on the look (& one for Squish!) soon 🙂
Tools & Equipment:
Non stick spray
2 x 8″ cake tins
1 x metal bowl (8″ diameter)
Rolling pin
Pastry brush
Serrated edge knife
2 x fat straws (or skewers)
Offset spatula
Pizza cutter
4 x plastic test tubes (or shot glasses)
1 x 2″ circle cutter
14″ cake board (wooden or extra thick)
8″ cake board (cardboard)
7″ cake board (cardboard)
Baking / greaseproof paper
Green food colour paste (I use americolour forest green, electric green and green)
Gross candy (I used frogs, worms and chicken feet along with some candy bones)
Chocolate balls (maltesers / whoppers / aero mint balls)
3 x gummi skull pops (link above)
1 x gummy giant snake (link above)
Black fondant (approx 1 kilo)
15 eggs
Ganache (batch one – between layers & crumb coat)
600g white chocolate
300g whipping cream (35% milk fat)
Ganache (batch 2 – outer coating)
1kg white chocolate
300g whipping cream (35% milk fat)
Ganache (batch 3 – inner & top ‘slime’)
450g white chocolate
300g whipping cream (35% milk fat)
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I’d love to see pics of your cakes and cake pops on ANY of the above — You all know how mine turn out — now show me YOUR creations!
Xx Elise
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For small appliances (including my awesome mixer!) I love Breville products:
Music: “Crazy for you” by Chris Bussey / Gareth Johnson via Audio Network

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