Spooky DIY Ghost Cake Topper


North Phoenix Moms Blog - Spooky DIY Ghost Cake Topper

It’s crunch time! Halloween is less than a week away. . . are you hosting or attending a party? This spooky ghost cake topper would be the perfect addition for any of your chocolaty Halloween treats, and is so easy to make. It’s also a great activity to have your kids help with, and you probably have most of the materials on hand at home.

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Happy Halloween, and Party On!


  • Twine or String
  • Kleenex
  • Paper Straws (or skewers)
  • Glue Gun
  • Pom Poms (or cotton balls, or Kleenex rolled in a ball)
  • Fishing Line (you can also use twine/string)
  • Black Marker

Materials needed to create a Halloween ghost cake topper

Step One:: In the lower middle section of a Kleenex, draw ghost eyes and mouth. You can also trim your Kleenex at this point to make smaller ghosts if you’d like.

First step in creating a Halloween ghost cake topper

Step Two:: Flip Kleenex over (face should be on the bottom) and place pom pom in the middle of the Kleenex.

Use a cotton ball or pom pom to create ghost head for spooky ghost cake topper

Step Three:: Tie finishing line around the base of the pom pom to create the ghost head.

Finished ghost for cake topper

Step Four:: Glue twine to the top of your straws or skewers.

Glue twine to paper straws to create a cake topper

Step Five:: Glue the back of your ghost heads to the twine.

Glue ghosts to twine to create a hanging cake topper

And there you have it. A simple 5 step cake topper that you can make with your littles to create a Boo-Tacular spooky cake.

Add a few Milano cookie tomb stones and candy corn pumpkins to the top of a chocolate cake, and you’ve got the perfect Halloween dessert!

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