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Step 5: Brain Cake

I vant to eat your brains! Mwa ha ha.

Halloween isn't complete without a brain shaped food. I'm not so excited about Jello, so I used my brain mold to make two delicious cakes. I had a bunch of white chocolate left over from the ghosts and eyeballs, so I decided to use the left overs to make a chocolate covered cake. I chose red velvet of course for the bloody interior!

Using the same double boiler method I used for the eyeballs, I melted my remaining chocolate and then spooned it into the mold coating it multiple times to make a thick shell. I had prebaked a red velvet cake and once the mold was coated in Chocolate, I stuffed the cake inside nice and tight. I had made the cake more moist then usual so I could get it to reform into a brain shape.

Once the cake was inside, I covered the bottom with more melted chocolate, and stuck it in the freezer to solidify. And my cakes were ready to be devoured.

Click here for more info on the recipe and the process.
sproctor24 years ago
Can you make this without the wax? I have all the other ingredients.... if needed I can get some but I'm not sure if they sell food grade wax near me.
halberdear5 years ago
you should have added a little red food coloring to the chocolate/wax mixture to make it pink like brains.
godtracker5 years ago
isn't paraffin wax toxic?
Forkable (author)  godtracker5 years ago
You can buy candy grade paraffin wax.  I usually get the Gulf Wax brand which can be found in the grocery store, generally near the sugar and the sure gel (for making jams
thank you
P.S. where can i find one of those brain molds?
Forkable (author)  godtracker5 years ago
you can get them from a Halloween supply store or you can get them online.