Spooky Halloween Cake

Kransekake makes the most beautiful Christmas centre piece but … it also makes the most amazing Halloween Cake!

The recipe for making Kransekake can be found here.

Instead of stacking each hoop on top of each other you turn the hoops on their side and cement them in place with icing sugar (I colour mine green).

You may need to hold them in place for a few seconds.

Halloween cake

Once you’ve got your cone shape set in place. Drizzle the icing sugar up and down the length of the cave and flood the area around the base so you get a nice sized grassy bank.

Now add your icing decorations and sweets.

Halloween Cake

Use maltesers for boulders and cover them with a heap of slithering jelly snakes. I bought the icing heads, spiders and bats but made the little flowers. They’re very easy to do (separate blog post coming soon) and they help pull the decoration together. The larger icing decorations are attached with a blob of icing. The small flowers were stuck on using edible glue.

Halloween Cake

Use an icing spider web to block of one of the ends. This year I put it over the smaller end but it looks just as good if you make a large on to go over the cave entrance.

Scatter some bone sprinkles and you have yourself a fantastic Halloween centre piece that tastes delicious!

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12 Responses to Spooky Halloween Cake

  1. helen says:

    this looks amazing & I really want to make a Kransekake now….just because it looks so good! It would make a great Xmas day centrepiece…I will look into it!

  2. Aw that’s amazing! I’ve never heard of a Kransekake but I can tell it would be a disaster if I laid my hands on it! :)

  3. That is AWESOME! I love this! Would love it if you can and shared it at my Halloween linky – #CraftyOctober on my blog!

    I’ve never heard of kransekake, let alone know where to buy the pans (took a quick peek at your other link) but I might have to give this a try sometime, you’re right, it makes an amazing centrepiece!

  4. this is an amazing cake

  5. This looks absolutely fab! I’ll definitely be having a go myself :)

  6. That looks fab wow what work you have put into this

  7. WhiteLily says:

    wow! Just wow!! Absolutely brilliant! Thank you for linking up!

  8. yogamama says:

    I’m sure you’ve thought of it, but this would make a great Thanksgiving Cornucopia.

  9. WOW! What a creation!

    Pinned. Thanks very much for linking up with #recipeoftheweek. There’s a new linky live now – would be brilliant to see you there again! :) x

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