How to Make a Halloween Cake Such as This Pumpkin Cake

Easy instructions for making this Halloween Cake:

Bake a sheet cake the size that you need.

With an icing filled bag and round tip, size #5, draw the pumpkin shape on the top of the cake. Cut the cake away from the pumpkin shape.

Make a yellow colored icing and using star tip, size #18, fill in the eyes, nose, and mouth of the pumpkin.

Make a light green colored icing and using the same size star tip, #18, put the veins on the leaves. Refer to the pictures.

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Now make a darker green icing and use the same size star tip, #18 to fill in the rest of the leaves.

Make a medium brown colored icing and use the same size star tip, #18 to cover the stem of the pumpkin.

Make a smaller amount of darker brown icing and use round tip, size #5 to pipe the lines on the stem.

Now make orange icing and cover the rest of the pumpkin using the same size star tip, #18.

Use the same orange icing and round tip, size #5 to outline the eyes, nose, mouth and vertical lines on the pumpkin body.

pumpkin cake Finally, you can use either the medium or darker brown icing and round tip, size #5 and draw the vines on either side of the stem.

Note: If you want to make a fatter pumpkin, just use a large round cake pan instead of a sheet cake pan.

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