Mini Buggy Cupcakes
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Mini 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

  • Mini Muffin Pan
  • Mini White Baking Cups
  • Favorite Yellow Cake Recipe or Mix
  • Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Icing Colors: Black, Red-Red, Lemon Yellow*, Leaf Green*, Violet*, Rose*, Brown
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix or Recipe
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 6
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 8
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 10
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 101
  • Cornstarch
  • Sharp Knife
 

Project Instructions

Violet Mini Cupcake with Green Fly:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to recipe; tint portions violet, green, red and black.

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and violet icing.

Use tip 8 and green icing to pipe body and head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 3 and black icing to pull-out black legs.

Use tip 2 and red icing to pipe eyes,

Use tip 101 and black icing to pipe pull-out wings.

*Combine Violet and Rose for violet shown.
*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.

Violet Mini Cupcake with Brown Beetle:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

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

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and violet icing.

Use tip 8 and brown icing to pipe body and head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use sharp knife to imprint lines on bug’s back.

Use tip 3 and brown icing to pipe pull-out legs.

Use tip 2 and green icing to pipe eyes.

*Combine Violet and Rose for violet shown.
*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.
 

Tips

For extra creepiness, add more bugs to each cupcake! Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.