3D Jack-O-Lantern Cake

Spook up your Halloween party with this cake!

By Darlene Abarquez
Make Fabulous Cakes

  • 3D great pumpkin pan or (2) 10" bundt cake pans
  • Buttercream
  • Satin Ice fondant: white and black
  • Airbrush
  • Scrap paper
  • 2 foam core boards (or a carton or box will work)
  • Lazy Susan (if available)
  • Rolling pin
  • Work mat
  • Exacto knife
  • Black color gel mixed with lemon extract for face features
  • Food coloring: orange, yellow and brown to color the cake and pumpkin stump

To make the cake:

  • Start by stacking two bundt cakes together with buttercream to form a pumpkin-like shape.
  • Once stacked - cover the whole pumpkin in buttercream.
  • Put in fridge to harden before covering with *white or orange fondant (your choice).
  • *White if you are going to be using an airbrush.

  • Airbrush your pumpkin
  • Place back in refrigerator after airbrushing to dry.
  • Start working on your Jack O'Lantern face - to make it pop add some black color gel.


Happy Halloween!


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