Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Three years ago I made my wife a cake like this Jack Skellington Cake for her birthday. I got a request for another the other day and here it is. I was curious to see if my skills improved. I think they did. I made a base of chocolate cake with grey buttercrean frosting and … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

It all started when a woman called and asked me if I could do a Jack Skellington cake that she saw on “Coolest-birthday-cakes.com”. So I fired up the laptop and checked out this site, and was inspired instantly. So I told the woman I could do one of the pictures but it wouldn’t look the … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My son loves the Nightmare Before Christmas and wanted a Jack Skellington cake for his 5th birthday. I made a round cake and I bought white decorator icing. I cut out a piece of paper the same size the cake was and I drew Jack’s face on it. I put a piece of baking paper … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington cake was really fun to do and one of my first attempts at shaping buttercream. It is just a quarter sheet cake with Bavarian cream filling. I started with a picture I found on the internet of the title character and went from there. I realize I should have used a 8 … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

I made this Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday as she loves The Nightmare Before Christmas. The bottom cake is an orange-vanilla cake with orange butter frosting. The top one is a three layered chocolate and vanilla checkerboard cake also with butter frosting. Each layer was frosted a different color:purple, orange … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I took Cake Decorating as one of my 5th year subjects and we were making a Halloween cake and you can’t get more Halloween than Nightmare Before Christmas. This Jack Skellington Cake is a Madeira cake made in a circular pan then cut into two with apricot jam (use any jam you wish) and vanilla … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 0

This is a Jack Skellington cake made with a Cherry Chip cake with vanilla frosting. I made two 9″ round cakes, staked them and frosted with the vanilla frosting. To achieve a smooth surface I got my frosting spreader really hot and smoothed over any bumps. For the black areas I used a black frosting … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My niece wanted a Jack Skellington cake from Nightmare Before Christmas. No one had a molding. So I got some fondant and made zero and the cake and I used food coloring. I also made individual cupcakes and everyone commented on my work. As I shaped the fondant to make zero I let it get … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

I made this Jack Skellington cake for my friends Graduation Party. I took two 9″ cakes and stacked them then used buttercream icing to cover both layers. I dyed fondant black, rolled and cut into strips. I then placed them around the sides of the cake. I waited for the icing to set and piped … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellinton cake was requested by my niece for her 15th birthday. It was pretty easy (more than I thought). I just made a regular 9×13 box cake and iced it with classic white icing. I bought a can of the black Wilton icing with tips to do the rest (I had the colored … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

The Nightmare before Christmas is the best movie ever and Jack makes a damn tasty Jack Skellington cake. Just make a round cake then the decoration is the only important bit! First cut a circle of greaseproof paper the same size as the circumference of your cake and draw Jacks face onto it. Then cut … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I used a yellow cake mix so it would be easy to cover with white icing. I dipped my spreader in a glass of hot water to get the icing smooth. I spread black jell icing on the rim of a Dixie cup and squeezed it to get the oval shape for outline of the … Read more