The History of Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Traditional sugar skulls are made from a granulated white sugar mixture that is pressed into special skull molds. The sugar mixture is allowed to dry and then the sugar skull is decorated with icing, feathers, colored foil, and more. While the ingredients of sugar skulls are edible (with the exception of the non-edible decorations you may add), the skulls are generally used for decorative purposes. There ……