Mexican Sugar Skull (Calaveras de Azúcar)
Known as calaveras de azúcar, these sugar skulls are traditional Mexican decorations for Dia de los Muertos. These skulls are also edible.
- 2 Cups Zulka Pure Cane Sugar
- 4 Teaspoons water
- 1 sugar skull mold
Place sugar in a mixing bowl. Make a well, then add water.
With your hands, knead the mixture for about 1 minute until the sugar is moistened and feels and packs like wet sand, making sure there are no lumps.
Continue kneading the mix until you achieve a smooth and manageable consistency with no bumps or imperfections. Use a skull mold to create the sugar skull.
Let dry for 5 hours or place in oven at 200 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes.When the sugar skull is completely dry, paint it using food coloring.
Be creative! Let your imagination run wild!
Personalize your sugar skull by adding chocolate chips, flowers, and candy. The possibilities are endless!