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Dracula Cupcakes

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Dracula Cupcakes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

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Updated May 6, 2016
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

1
box (18.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
6
drops red food color
6
drops blue food color
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
3
tablespoons M&M's® chocolate candies (48 candies)
1/3
cup red candy-coated licorice candies (72 candies)
2
tablespoons white vanilla baking chips (48 chips)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir food colors into frosting for purple color. Frost cupcakes.
  • 4
    To decorate each cupcake, sprinkle miniature chocolate chips along top for hair; use 2 candy-coated candies for eyes, 3 licorice candies for nose and mouth and 2 white baking chips for fangs.

Expert Tips

  • Look for Halloween-themed paper baking cups in the baking aisle at craft stores.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
25g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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