Mini Creepy Crawly Cupcakes
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Mini 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!
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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, Lemon Yellow*, Leaf Green*, Brown, Royal Blue
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix or Recipe
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 6
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Cornstarch
 

Project Instructions

Green Mini Cupcake with Blue Bug:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

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

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and green icing.

Use tip 6 and blue icing to pipe body; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 3 and black icing to pipe head; smooth with finder dipped in cornstarch.

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

Use tip 2 and green icing to pipe eyes.

*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.

Green Mini Cupcake with Black Bug:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

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

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and green icing.

Use tip 6 and black icing to pipe three balls for body and head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

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

*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.