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Witch Tips: Creepy Cupcakes

Witch Tips: Creepy Cupcakes

Take your Halloween treats up a notch with tips from our own crafty experts—The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Guild witches! Watch as they stew up creepy and delicious cupcakes.

To get in the spooky spirit, try your hand at making these cupcakes, then get your tickets for the Monster MASKarade!

Learn how to make Creepy Cupcakes:

Ingredients

Cupcake 

  • Your favorite box of cupcake mix
  • Ingredients on back of box   

Pumpkin Decoration

  • Orange frosting 
  • Green drops 

Jack ‘o Lantern Decoration 

  • Orange frosting 
  • Black “piping” icing 
  • Green “piping” icing 

Cat Decoration 

  • Orange frosting
  • Mini marshmallows 
  • Pretzel sticks 
  • Black “piping” icing
  • Candy corn
  • Edible eye candies  

Eyeball Decoration   

  • White frosting 
  • Black "piping" icing
  • Red “piping” icing 
  • Green Lifesavers (or another small round candy) 

Mummy Decoration 

  • White frosting 
  • Edible eye candies  

Frankenstein Decoration 

  • Green frosting 
  • Candy Corn 
  • Black “piping” icing

Process  

Cupcakes

  1. Follow directions on the back of your cupcake mix box to make the batter. 
  2. Line muffin tin with Halloween cupcake liners. 
  3. Spoon batter into each liner. 
  4. Bake according to directions on the back of your cupcake mix box. 
  5. Let cool completely.
  6. Decorate your cupcake by following the directions below.  

Pumpkin Decoration  

  1. Ice cupcake with orange icing. 
  2. Add a green gumdrop to the top of the cupcake. 

Jack o’ lantern Decoration 

  1. Ice cupcake with orange icing.
  2. Use black "piping" icing to draw a friendly or frightening face.
  3. Use green "piping" icing to draw stem. 

Cat Decoration 

  1. Ice cupcakes with orange icing.
  2. Place three pretzels on either side of the cupcake for whiskers.
  3. Place a mini marshmallow on the cupcake for a nose.
  4. Place two edible eye candies on the cupcake. 
  5. Stick two candy corn pieces in cupcakes as ears.

Eyeball Decoration 

  1. Ice cupcakes with white frosting. 
  2. Place Lifesaver in the middle of the cupcake. 
  3. Use black "piping" icing to fill the middle of the Lifesaver.  
  4. Use red "piping" icing to draw veins.

Mummy Decoration 

  1. Use white frosting to ice cupcakes in layers - leave space for eyes. 
  2. Place two edible eye candies on cupcake where there is no icing.  

Frankenstein Decoration 

  1. Ice cupcake with green frosting. 
  2. Stick two candy corns into either side of cupcake. 
  3. Use black "piping" icing to draw face and hair. 

Looking for more Witch Tips? Check out all the recipes onYouTube! Don't miss the Monster MASKarade!

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