Monster cake for Halloween
Buhhh, happy Halloween … yes, ok, not quite, but the autumn is at least already there and that counts! At least for our Féeries. They can not wait to talk about bats, autumn leaves, skulls and mushrooms every day. Yes suspected correctly. Halloween is one of the favorite seasons of our féeries.
They were so impatient again that we could only make them happy with a little monster cake. What a happy coincidence that you are already looking for a scary sweet idea for a monster cake for Halloween, right? But to the right scary is still a little time, so today our sweet purple flying monster, which is certainly not to scare.
Base cake Monster cake
Suitable for a cake the ball-shape of Féerie Cake
- 225gr of flour
- 35gr cornstarch
- 4 eggs
- 6gr baking powder
- 200gr of sugar
- 90gr soft butter
- 180ml vegetable oil
- 180ml buttermilk
- 14ml vinegar
- 20gr unhealthy cocoa (baking cocoa)
- red food color gel
Preheat your oven to 180 ° C. Prepare the shapes with Bake Easy Spray. mix the flour and the starch with the baking cocoa and the baking powder. Beat the soft butter with the sugar until frothy. Slowly add the oil, sip, and beat everything creamy.
Separate your eggs and beat the egg yolk under the sugar & butter mixture. Add the vinegar.
Add the prepared mixture of dry ingredients and stir in these as well as the buttermilk and a few drops of food coloring.
Beat the remaining egg whites until stiff and carefully lower them.
Distribute the dough evenly on two hemisphere shapes.
Bake the halves of the ball for about 40 minutes.
Wait until your cake has cooled down a little to make it easier to release it from the mold.
- 150 g of soft butter
- 100 g of powdered sugar
- 25 ml buttermilk
Stir the butter with the blender until it is creamy and soft. Then work the icing sugar under. Now add the buttermilk bit by bit until everything is well mixed.
Use a knife to cut a mouth similar to our picture in one half of your Red Velvet balls.
Put some buttercream on the top of one half of the ball and combine it with the second half to form a complete ball.
Keep your ball cold while you prepare the rest of the things.
- 150g cream cheese
- 120g of mascarpone
- 300g whipped cream / sweet cream
- 150g powdered sugar
- purple food color gel
- Spout medium no. 2010 – triple star
Stir the mascarpone in a bowl with the cream cheese. Add the cream and beat everything together stiff. Sounds crazy like Halloween, but the cream gets really stiff.
Add the icing sugar. Finally, dye the cream with food color gel in the desired shade. Your cream is ready as soon as it has become much thicker and firmer.
Pour the cream into a pastry bag and use the spout “triple star” to inject small dots, monster hairs at your entire ball, and around the cut out mouth
Do not put too much cream in your piping bag at once, otherwise you run the risk of melting the cream in your hands while you work. Make your hairy Monster Cake cold.
Just before tasting their monster cake, add the following details and prepared decorations:
Decoration Hair & Co.
- Candy Melt extra white
- Blend for RoyalIcing Funcakes
- Fondant (White Vampire Fangs, Black Eyes & Mouth, Red Remaining Body)
- Glitter powder cherry red and lavender
Melt the candy melts and place them in a cake pops box to create small hemispheres. Put the mold in the fridge to cool. Carefully remove the cooled hemispheres from the mold and paint them with black food coloring for the special shine of the eyes. Release two white eyes or add them as pupils with Royal Icing as soon as the black color has dried.
Ears, Tongue & Vampire Teeth:
Model a matching tongue, ears and vampire teeth for your monster colored fondant monster. Decorate the fondant at will with glitter powder and Royal Icing for that special touch.
Wings and horns:
We made our wings and horns out of cookie dough with the help of a template, but you can of course also make the wings and horns out of fondant if you want. For the perfect finish we have awarded our cookie wings with royal icing and glittering powder. With glitter, our Féeries simply can not resist.
Well, who is brave enough now and dares to cut our cute monster?