Coolest Zombie Cake

This zombie cake is for a fan of the Walking Dead! The zombie came to life when the blood colored butter cream was added. He is made from chocolate sponge and vanilla butter cream. First I molded the the cake to the shape I wanted and then covered with flesh colored royal icing. I kept adding brown and pink food coloring to the royal icing to get to the flesh color I wanted.

I then covered his chest with black colored royal icing and added a white royal icing banner and sketched the words ” THE WALKING DEAD” with a fine paint brush using food coloring. The screw driver is all made from royal icing and a wooden kebab stick was used to support it through the middle to achieve the 3D effect. The blood and bits of messy flesh are all a mix of butter cream and colors to get the thicker mess!

I was really pleased the way this turned out (only my 10 year old daughter may have nightmares, she tells me this is so real looking its scary!).

Coolest Zombie Cake

Coolest Zombie Cake