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Easy Skull Guacamole Recipe

Skull Guacamole

Chef Adriana Martin
Guacamole is a must in any Mexican themed dinner, are you ready to make this fun skull guacamole for the Day of the Dead ofrenda? This recipe has fresh ingredients and Mexican spices to add more flavor.  
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer or Side Dishes
Cuisine Mexican Cuisine
Servings 3 cups


  • 2 ripe avocados ready to use
  • 1 firm avocado to carve
  • 1 serrano pepper cut in rounds
  • 1 piquillo pepper cut in strips
  • 4 radishes cut in flower shapes
  • 1 lime cut in rounds
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt


  • Start by curring the radishes and form flowers, cut the lime round, the serrano and the piquillo peppers and set aside. 
  • Mash the two ripe avocados with a fork on a bowl. Add half of the lime juice and season with ground cumin and salt. Set aside. 
  • Using an edible ink marker mark the avocado to make precise cuts to make a skull shape. Use a sharp paring knife and start the carving.
  • Serve the avocado mash in a serving bowl, and start decorating following the image on the recipe card. 
  • Serve the skull guacamole with blue corn chips and pork rinds. 


Prepare and enjoy the skull guacamole the same day. 


Serving: 0gCarbohydrates: 0gProtein: 0gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgPotassium: 0mgFiber: 0gSugar: 0gVitamin A: 0IUVitamin C: 0mgCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
Keyword day of the dead, guacamole
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