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How to Make Spooky Cupcakes
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How to Make Spooky Cupcakes

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time < 1 hour
Make sure your bakes are spook-tacular this Halloween with these monster and vampire cupcakes! They're really easy to make and if you're not a confident baker you could even buy cupcakes and then just add the frosting and decoration.

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How to make

Monster Cupcakes – Design one

Step-1

Add some green and yellow food colouring to your buttercream and mix to make a lurid lime green colour.

Step-2

Fit a piping bag with the open star nozzle and cover the surface of your cupcake with piped stars.

Step-3

 Finish by adding icing eyeballs all over.

Monster Cupcakes – Design two

Step-1

Colour your buttercream purple and fit a piping bag with the grass nozzle

Top Tip!… you can also pipe your buttercream using the same technique as piping grass – cover the cupcake with individual piped clusters to resemble fur on your monster cupcake.

Step-2

Squeeze out the buttercream through the nozzle in a continuous stream and drizzle it all over the top of the cupcake to resemble matted monster fur!

Step-3

Add some coloured eyeballs.

Slime Eyevall Cupcake 

Step-1

Colour your buttercream bright orange and put in a piping bag fitted with a cupcake tube nozzle.

Step-2

Hold the nozzle still and directly over the top of the cupcake and apply even and continuous pressure to pipe a mound on top of the cupcake. Repeat to add a smaller mound on top of this.

Step-3

Drizzle the green slime over the top, allowing it to trickle down. Top with a large icing eyeball.

Vampire Cupcakes 

Step-1

Use plain vanilla buttercream to and the cupcake tube nozzle to pipe mounds on top of your cupcakes as for the slime eyeball cupcake.

Step-2

Add two drizzles of red slime to resemble blood dripping down from two bite marks.

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