Wilton® Day of the Dead Cupcakes
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Wilton® Day of the Dead Cupcakes

This ghoulish horde is ready to be gobbled! Use Wilton® FoodWriter™ edible color markers to draw the creepy, colorful faces you see here or create your own. Your kids will love to help with their own creations as well.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Wilton® Standard Muffin Pan
  • Wilton® Halloween Standard Baking Cups - Black
  • Wilton® Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Chocolate Buttercream Icing Recipe - Chocolate (available at michaels.com)
  • Wilton® Tapered Spatula, 9"
  • Wilton® Ready-To-Use Rolled Fondant, 14 oz. - White (½ oz. per Treat)
  • Wilton® Fondant Roller, 9"
  • Wilton® Roll-N-Cut Mat
  • Wilton® Round Cut-Outs™ Fondant Cutters
  • Wilton® FoodWriter™ Edible Color Markers, Fine Tip - Primary Colors
  • Wilton® FoodWriter™ Edible Color Markers, Extra Fine Tip
  • Wilton® Brush Set
  • Wilton® 13-Count Standard Cupcakes-N-More Dessert Stand

Project Instructions

Bake and cool cupcakes.

Ice smooth with spatula and chocolate butter cream icing.

Roll out fondant 1/8" thick. Using largest Cut-Outs™ fondant cutter, cut 13 circles.

Using various colors of FoodWriter™ markers, draw faces and designs on fondant circles. Press fondant faces into cupcake tops to attach.

Position cupcakes on stand.


Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by and adult.