Saturday, October 13, 2012

Toothy Monster Cupcakes

Here is a simple tutorial for some fun Halloween cupcakes!

I just love their big mouths full of pointy teeth,
and their staring zombie eyes...

Toothy Monster Cupcakes  

I was inspired by these cupcakes on the Wilton site.

What You Will Need:
A batch of cupcakes
Chocolate ganache or melted chocolate fudge frosting
Decorator bags fitted with a round tip (Wilton #12)
A batch of buttercream frosting
Purple and yellow food coloring gel

First, cover the tops of your cupcakes with ganache or melted frosting.
Let them cool and harden.

Color 1/2 cup of the buttercream yellow. Divide the rest into two bowls.
Leave one bowl of buttercream white and color the other bowl of buttercream purple.
Pipe purple buttercream along the top third of the cupcake,
moving back and forth in a zigzag motion.

 Make the teeth by piping a dot, then pulling away quickly to form a point.

 Pipe two large dots of yellow buttercream for the eyes, and press M&M's into the dots.

Watch out, he bites!! 

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  1. These are so much fun! I like how you dip them in ganache first.

  2. These are so fun! with these and some mummy cupcakes, you're definitely set!

  3. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful monster cupcake with us at Cast Party Wednesday! I hope you're haveing a GREAT week! ~Sheryl~

  4. I just made cupcakes and froze them for my son's Halloween party next week! I might have to decorate them like this (or make some like this for home)! Very nice and looks easy. Thanks!

  5. These are so cute. My daughter is thinking of making them for our Halloween Party. Would you consider linking these up at my Halloween Goodies Link up, this weekend.

  6. these are beyond cute!!! Love 'em! New follower from 30 days party!

  7. Adorable and so well executed! Thanks for the inspiration!

  8. I'm featuring your cupcakes on my blog today.

  9. They look so lovely!
    I would love to have you join my new link party Wednesday Extravaganza! Come by and share this or other recipes. Here is the link

    Can't wait to see you there!

  10. They are so cute!!! You are so talented:) Thanks for sharing at Keep Calm and Link Up!
    Barbara at Chase the Star
    chasethestar dot net

  11. The multi coloured cakes look so awesome.How do you go about it? Didn't have time to read through. Started a blog of my own. Hope you can share some of your comments. Cheerio

  12. These are fantastic Robin! My girls would LOVE them! :)


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