Witch's Crew Jack o' Lantern Candy Cake How To

Add a jolly jack-o'-lantern to the treats table!

Ghouls and boys will love carving into this cheery pumpkin cake! Give the jack-o'-lantern dimension with icing stripes and candy eyes, nose, mouth and stem. Make him pop on a platter of purple Sixlets® with a candy border – how boo-ful! Get the Jack-O-Lantern Cake How-To.

Witch's Crew Jack-o'-Lantern Candy Cake



  • Favorite cake recipe or mix (4 1/2 cups batter used)
  • White Ready-To-Use Decorator Icing — 4.5 lb. Tub
  • 8 Icing Colors Set (green and orange used)
  • Black and Green Orange Sixlets®


  • Jack-O-Lantern Pan
  • Cooling grid
  • Cake plate
  • 9 in. Angled Spatula
  • 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Tip 1A (two used)
  • Tip Set (tip 5 used)
Ice Cake

1) Ice Cake

Prepare batter according to recipe directions. Bake and cool cake. Position on plate. Tint 1/2 cup icing green, 2 cups light orange and 2 cups dark orange. Ice stem area smooth in green. Ice inside of facial features and cake sides smooth in dark orange icing.

Pipe Jack-o-lantern

2) Pipe Jack-o-lantern

Use tip 1A and icing to pipe jack-o-lantern sections on cake top, alternating light and dark orange icing. Use spatula to smooth sections. Fill eyes, nose and mouth with black Sixlets®. Cover stem area with green Sixlets®.

Decorate Bottom Border

3) Decorate Bottom Border

Use tip 5 and light orange icing to pipe outline around bottom border.

Add Sixlets

4) Add Sixlets

Position orange Sixlets® on bottom border.

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