I have been making sugar skulls since 2003. Every year I pull out all of my supplies, get out all the goodies and pounds of sugar, and spend a manic couple of days creating these calaveras de azúcar. I finished with Gallery Night on Friday where I was at Chiripa demonstrating how to make these sugar laden tributes to the Day of the Dead. We had an amazing turn out. There were kids, college students, teachers and of course many of my dear friends and family in attendance. I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to share some of my creativity with others. I have photos of gallery night posted here.
Sometimes, I feel so locked in my own kitchen just bursting at the seams, wishing I had more opportunities like this one. How great to be able to pass on knowledge to others who are just as excited as you are about something!
If you are interested in the "how to" of creating these. Please visit my sugar skull blog post of last year. There are several photos which show you how to mold, and un-mold the skulls. MexicanSugarSkull.com has all the goods you need if you wish to purchase the molds or some of the other items you would need for this project.
For now, these skulls are heading back over to Chiripa where they will be on sale. I am currently taking orders for skulls, if you are interested please drop me an email. Megan @ foodalution.com I will also be offering sugar skull parties where people can be merry, and spend an evening learning about the Day of the Dead while making a skull for themselves.
Each skulls comes with it's own heart ♥ - a reminder of the love that we have for those in our lives who have passed on. ♥
Calavera Kisses - xoxoxo megan