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Halloween Cupcake Trio

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  5 reviews
  • 60 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 13 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Turn purchased or cake-mix cupcakes into fantastic and delicious Halloween fare in just a few easy steps.

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1
container (16 oz) vanilla frosting
1/4
teaspoon orange concentrated paste food color
24
unfrosted cupcakes (purchased or baked from a mix)

Spider Webs

1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
8
clean plastic spider finger rings

Eyeballs

2
tablespoons vanilla frosting (from 16-oz container)
8
candy-coated chocolate pieces
1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
1
tube (0.68 oz) red decorating gel (not food color)

Graves

1
tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
8
oval creme-filled peanut butter sandwich cookies
1/4
cup chocolate cookie crumbs
8
candy pumpkins

Steps

  • 1 Place 3 tablespoons of the frosting in small bowl; set aside. Stir orange food color into remaining frosting in container until well blended and no streaks remain. Frost cupcakes.
  • 2 To make Spider Web Cupcakes, use black decorating gel to draw spiral covering on top of each frosted cupcake. Drag toothpick through spiral from center out, creating a web. Press 1 spider ring onto each "web."
  • 3 To make Eyeball Cupcakes, drop 1/2 teaspoon vanilla frosting from small bowl onto each frosted cupcake. Lightly press 1 candy-coated chocolate piece in center of each. Use black decorating gel for pupil and red decorating gel to draw red squiggly veins radiating around edge of white frosting.
  • 4 To make Grave Cupcakes, write "epitaphs" on one end of each cookie using black decorating gel. Press cookies into cupcakes to form "gravestones." Sprinkle cookie crumbs around each "gravestone"; add candy pumpkin to one side.
  • 1 Place 3 tablespoons of the frosting in small bowl; set aside. Stir orange food color into remaining frosting in container until well blended and no streaks remain. Frost cupcakes.
  • 2 To make Spider Web Cupcakes, use black decorating gel to draw spiral covering on top of each frosted cupcake. Drag toothpick through spiral from center out, creating a web. Press 1 spider ring onto each "web."
  • 3 To make Eyeball Cupcakes, drop 1/2 teaspoon vanilla frosting from small bowl onto each frosted cupcake. Lightly press 1 candy-coated chocolate piece in center of each. Use black decorating gel for pupil and red decorating gel to draw red squiggly veins radiating around edge of white frosting.
  • 4 To make Grave Cupcakes, write "epitaphs" on one end of each cookie using black decorating gel. Press cookies into cupcakes to form "gravestones." Sprinkle cookie crumbs around each "gravestone"; add candy pumpkin to one side.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Spider Web Cupcake
Calories
175
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
105mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
24%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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