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Part 1: Sugar Glaze
  1. Sift the powdered sugar and deZaan carbon black cocoa powder.
  2. Mix in the water until smooth.
  3. Keep covered until needed.
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Part 2: Skull Cake
  • 420g Vegetable Oil
  • 840g Granulated Sugar
  • 168g Eggs
  • 840g AP Flour
  • 168g deZaan Carbon Black Cocoa Powder
  • 49g Baking Soda
  • 16g Salt
  • 672g Buttermilk
  • 686g Coffee (Hot)
  1. Combine and sift all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Combine the oil and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix to combine.
  3. Add the eggs in and make sure that the mixture is emulsified.
  4. Alternate adding of the dry mixture with the buttermilk.
  5. On low speed, stream in the coffee.
  6. Spray the skull baking mold. Pour the batter in ¾ of the way.
  7. Bake at 180°C/350°F.
  8. Allow the cakes to cool in the pan. Once cooled, trip the tops off and then remove from the pan. Place the cakes onto a wire rack.
  9. Glaze.


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