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Witch Cupcakes

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Witch Cupcakes
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

Cake mix, ready-to-spread frosting and candies make witchly cupcakes anything but scary.

Updated September 10, 2014
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix (any flavor)
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1
    container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
  • 8
    drops green food color
  • Assorted candies (black licorice twists, candy corn, candy-coated peanut butter candies)
  • 1
    tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. 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.
  • 2
    Tint frosting with green food color. Cut licorice twists lengthwise in half; cut each half crosswise into various lengths.
  • 3
    Frost cupcakes with frosting. Arrange licorice pieces on each cupcake for hat, candy corn for nose and peanut butter candies for eyes. Make pupils of eyes with black gel.

  • You can freeze the unfrosted cupcakes up to three months ahead. Frost and decorate the frozen cupcakes, and let thaw at room temperature.
  • Bake the muffins in decorative paper baking cups found at party stores or cake-decorating supply stores.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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