Buggy Cupcakes
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Buggy Cupcakes

Whether they are small or large, these cupcakes are a fun and frightful treat for all the little goblins on your list!
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Material List

  • Standard Muffin Pan
  • Standard White Baking Cups
  • Favorite yellow cake recipe or mix
  • Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Icing Colors: Orange, Black, Brown, Royal Blue, Lemon Yellow*, Leaf Green*
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 10
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 6
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 13
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 4
  • Cornstarch
  • Sharp knife
 

Project Instructions

For Orange Cupcakes with Green Beetle:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to package directions; tint portions orange, black, green and blue

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and orange icing.

Use tip 10 and green icing to pipe bug’s body; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use sharp knife to imprint marks on body.

Use tip 6 and blue icing to pipe bug’s head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 3 and brown icing to pipe legs.

Use tip 2 and black icing to pipe dot eyes.

*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow icing colors for green shown.

 

For Orange Cupcakes with Black Spider:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to package directions; tint portions orange, black and green

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and orange icing.

Use tip 10 and black icing to pipe bug’s body; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 4 and black icing to pipe bug’s head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 13 and black icing to pipe shells for legs.

Use tip 2 and green icing to pipe dot eyes.

Tips

Recipe can be used to make mini cupcakes, too! For more creepiness, add multiple bugs to each cupcake. Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.