My daughter’s birthday is 2 days before Halloween. She always wants a cake that has something to do with the holiday. Her party was basically a celebration of fall: scary stories, costumes, hayride, leaves to jump in, gorry foods and of course, a scary cake!

This Haunted Halloween Ghost Cake is just a layered cake frosted with orange tinted frosting and chocolate frosting. The large decorations are tootsie rolls. Melt one at a time in a microwave for 10-20 secs. Roll out onto waxed paper and then cut into any shape imaginable. I find tootsie rolls much more appetizing than rolled fondant (and so do the kids!!). They do have colored tootsie rolls (an idea for future cakes)!