It's not too early to start planning your Halloween treats for your office parties and kid's parties.
I came across these adorable Skeleton Cupcakes that I wanted to share.
Skeleton Cupcake Recipe
Makes 10 servings.
10 Chocolate Cupcakes
1 stick (1/4 lb.) unsalted butter
1/2 cup shortening
3 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
20 brown M&M's
1 long strand black licorice
25 white mini jellybeans
10 mini Chocolate Cupcakes
1 (9 oz.) box chocolate wafers
- Beat together butter and shortening for 2 minutes. Slowly beat in confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla and salt; beat for 1 minute. Mound 1/4 cup frosting in center of top of each larger cupcake.
- For faces, add M&M's, pieces of licorice and halved jellybeans (see photo).
- For hats, dab frosting on mini cupcakes, invert and stick to chocolate wafers. Put one on each icing mound.