Sugar Skulls -Mexican Day of the dead

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A Calavera (Spanish for skull) is a representation a human skull. The term is most often applied to decorative or edible skulls which are used in the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead.


Edible icing pens
edible cake decorations
lollipop sticks


1. Start by selecting a marshmallow that has a clean and smooth shape
2. Using your decorations create the eyes, nose and mouth (they easily stick when pushed into the marshmallow)
3. Once the basic elements have been formed use the icing pens to create different shapes and colours for a festive sugar skull
4. Once finished attach the skull to the top of the lollipop stick



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