Creepy Crawly Cupcakes
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Creepy Crawly Cupcakes

Whether they are small or large, these cupcakes are a fun and frightful treat for all the little goblins on your list!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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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: Brown, Lemon Yellow*, Leaf Green*
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix or Recipe
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 1
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 5
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 4
  • Cornstarch
 

Project Instructions

Green Cupcake with Brown Bug:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to recipe; tint portions green and brown.

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and green icing.

Use tip 5 and brown icing to pipe bug’s head and body; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 2 and brown icing to pipe pull-out legs and pincher.

*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.

Green Cupcake with Centipede:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to recipe; tint portions green and brown.

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and green icing.

Use tip 4 and brown icing to pipe bug’s body with closely-piped beads.

Use tip 1 and brown icing to pipe legs.

*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.

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.