Coolest Darth Maul Cake

This Darth Maul Cake was for my son’s 5th birthday party. I found a picture of Darth Maul online, printed it and used an opaque projector to enlarge it. Then I traced the outline of the image onto wax paper and used gel icing on the reverse to go over the trace lines. I put a crumb coat of white icing on the cake, then put it in the freezer for about 30 min. After another coat of white icing, I put it back in the freezer for another half hour.

Then, I placed my wax paper, gel side down, onto the cake to transfer the image. Make sure you run your finger lightly around the lines for a good transfer. From there, it’s pretty much like paint-by-numbers. I used pretinted canned red & black icing squirted into a piping bag to fill it in. Yellow on the eyes added that super spooky touch! This cake is a 14″ round, boxed cake with Classic White icing right out of the can.

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  1. I have been scouring the internet for the pic that resembles Darth Maul on your cake, and can’t find anything close to it! It’s a lot more neat and has clearer horn things (not sure the name, this is for boyfriend!), and I literally can’t find anything that would work except yours! Can you possibly point me in the direction of where you got the picture from?
    Thank you!


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