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Candy Sugar Skulls



    1. Combine sugar, meringue powder, water, desired extract and food coloring, if desired in a small bowl until well blended.
    2. Firmly press sugar mixture into skull-shaped molds. Let dry for 24 hours.
    3. To prepare icing: Combine powdered sugar and milk to desired spreading consistency; mixing until well blended. Divide into small bowls and add few drops of food coloring to each mixture for decorating skulls.
    4. Pop skulls out of molds. Decorate as desired with colored icings.
    Imperial Sugar Insight
    • Candy sugar skulls are a traditional part of Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebrations.
    • The molds can be purchased online or in many craft stores.