One of my favorite things about Halloween is all the cute and creepy twists that people put on otherwise ordinary party foods. However, when you are the one that's actually throwing the party, it's always a big bonus if you can find a cute idea that only takes a few minutes to put together. If you're doing a Halloween party this year, here's a fast and easy way to make your own spooky eye cake toppers to really set off your dessert table.
-Oreos (the Double Stuffed version gives you a bit more icing to keep the eyeballs in place)
-thin wooden craft sticks
Twist off the top of the Oreo so that you have one half remaining with the creme filling intact. Slide your craft stick about 2/3 of the way under the Oreo creme, and then press a candy eyeball firmly into the center of the creme.
Repeat the process with a mini Oreo, but use a knife or small spoon to scrape away excess creme from around the edge of the eyeball candy so the eyeballs stand out a bit more. Place the skewers on a plate and place in the freezer for a few minutes to set the ingredients together.
I love the playful cuteness of the eyeballs and the fact that all the different circles add a bit of geometric flare to the cake as well. The fun part is that you can also pull out the toppers as the cake gets eaten and they are totally edible as well (minus the stick of course!). And now don't you see what I mean when I said it was an easy way to create a food decoration? xo. Laura
Credits // Author and Photography: Laura Gummerman. Photos edited with the NEW A Beautiful Mess actions.