Fruity eyeball cakes in lime jelly

I'm watching you! These cake eyeballs in jelly are fantastic for kids birthdays and for Halloween parties. Scary and delicious - BOO!
Eyeball jelly
3 litre




1.Process cake into crumbs. Combine crumbs and frosting in a large bowl; roll 2 teaspoonfuls of the mixture into balls. Place on an oven tray, loosely cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
2.Knead ready-made icing on a surface dusted with icing sugar until icing loses its stickiness. Roll icing on a surface lightly dusted with icing sugar until 3mm thick. Brush cake balls with jam. Using cutter, cut rounds from icing; wrap each round around a cake ball, pinching ends to seal. Stand, uncovered, for 4 hours for icing to dry.
3.Slice strawberries into 2cm rounds, about 3mm thick. Using a sharp knife, discard centre of strawberry pieces; place strawberries on paper towel to remove excess moisture. Place a piece of licorice in centre of each strawberry, trimming if necessary. Repeat with kiwifruit.
4.Melt chocolate. Secure strawberry and kiwifruit to eyeballs with a little melted chocolate. Using picture as a guide, draw lines on eyeballs with black pen.
5.Meanwhile, make jelly following packet directions; tint pale blue. Add a few drops of lime essence. Divide jelly between jars. Refrigerate 1½ hours or until partially set.
6.Push eyeballs into partially set jelly. Refrigerate until jelly is completely set.

This recipe makes 15 eyeballs and 3 litres of jelly. Eyeballs can be made 2 days ahead. Store at room temperature. Assemble eyeballs in jars on day of serving.


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