One-Eyed Monster Cupcakes

Celebrate Halloween or fall with this fun and “scary” dessert. These cupcakes are made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® chocolate cake mix and decorated with Betty Crocker® frosting and decorating gel.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ milk chocolate cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1/2
teaspoon neon green paste food color
2
containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
1/2
teaspoon purple paste food color
24
large candy eyes
2
tubes (0.68 oz each) Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel
24
sour candy straws, cut into thirds

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 2 Stir green food color into 1 container of the frosting. Stir purple food color into remaining container of frosting. Spoon each color frosting into separate decorating bags fitted with star tip. Pipe frosting on cupcakes to look like monster’s fur.
  • 3 Place 1 candy eye on each cupcake. With decorating gel, draw mouths. Insert 3 sour straw pieces into frosting on each cupcake to look like hair.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.