Calaveritas

Ingredients:

For the batter

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water

For the icing

  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1/4 cup meringue powder
  • 1/3 cup water (approximately)
  • Flayoring to taste

Materials

  • Molds
  • Decorator bags
  • Food coloring

Directions:

  1. To make the skulls, use a measuring cup to measure the amount of sugar that will fit into the mold and make that same amount. Mix sugar and water and stir well. It should feel like damp sand.
  2. Then fill the mold and press with a spatula. Immediately flip it over a plastic-wrapped cardboard. Let dry for 4-5 hours or until completely dry if the cast is not hollow. If it is, follow the instructions below. Once the drying time is up, put it back in the mold and scoop out with a spoon. Then let it dry.
  3. Prepare the icing. Whisk the icing sugar, the meringue powder, the water and the flavoring for 10 minutes at medium mixer speed. If necessary, add drops of water until you get the desired consistency.
  4. Color with food coloring.
  5. Once decorated, attach the pieces of sugar and let them dry.

 

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