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Hello there. It’s Halloween.
Won’t you love to see this on a cake, pressing on in there. Go to the craft store and you’re going to buy a Styrofoam sphere. Going to cut it in half and this one I just glued to this space. The cake can’t do that, it will fall apart and we need some cake and a knife, butter cream, spatula. First, what you do is take a little bit of shortening here. Put the shortening on like this. What I will do is to make the plastic wrap stick. Here you are the one and it won’t kill you immediately. You want to make sure this cardboard does not stick off the edges.
Just kind of cut the tops of—some butter cream in a baked 12 inch rounds for a ten inch bowl. Reason being is that when you bake the cakes, they shrink. They are slowly carving this down and you always carve it off on but you can never put it in there. Oh-oh, butter called the exterminator. It’s iced up pumpkin.
Looking good, now we’re going to put this on the fridge for a little bit then we’re going to roll out some fondant and cover this thing orange.
All right, let’s pull some time. Okay so fondant like this, you can go to the store, same craft store that you bought that Styrofoam ball at, you can also buy you can also buy fondant. You can also buy food coloring and you can make any color you want, okay.
Spheres; definitely one of the trickier shapes to cover, let’s start it up here at a time and now what I want to do here, we’re going to give this guy a nice, big, fat vine that goes around the bottom. So you got some light brown, some dark and smash it in there real good; stretch it, fold it then roll it up a vine.
Just curly, curly, curly character, there we go, look at all those cool vines, look at that. Just kind of run them up in there. Oh nice, looking good. I got one thing left, let’s give him a face. Let’ give this guy some personality. Going to cut crazy jack-o-lantern teeth and you want enough water so that will stick but not too much so that it gets slimy. You see evil. Impression of this guy off is going to serve two purposes; one, you are getting rid of the corn starch, two, you are applying pressure to that fondant to make sure it sticks without leaving any finger print.
We cut this guy one final going over and there he is scary and tasty.