For bakers looking to take things to the next level there are these zombie mouth cupcake designs that turn a series of mini cakes into hyper realistic looking gruesome grins. The cupcakes are so realistic looking and detailed that you might have to do a double take to actually see that they are made out of decorative fondant.
The cupcake decorating begins with creating realistic shades of flesh using food coloring and fondant. A shade needs to be selected for the skin, gums and teeth. Then tiny teeth are rolled from the fondant and fitted into realistic looking gums topped with peeling fondant skin to replicate decaying flesh. Using red food coloring gory blood detailing is added to the teeth, skin and gums/