Creature Cupcakes

Category: Baking & Confectionary

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. In small saucepan on low heat, combine dark chocolate and water. Stir occasionally until chocolate melts into smooth mixture. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda and cocoa powder.
  4. In a separate bowl, use mixer to beat the butter and sugar until pale and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well between each egg, until just combined.
  5. Add flour mixture and stir with a spoon until just combined.
  6. Add melted chocolate and stir to combine.
  7. Spoon mixture into lined muffin pans.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the centre of a cupcake comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and transfer onto wire rack to cool.

Decorating Instructions:

  1. Use orange icing, candy corn and ogre or zombie eyeballs to create spiky-haired creatures.
  2. Monster Mash jelly beans make for a great hairdo or eyebrows.
  3. Don't forget to add gummy worms for spooky detail.
  4. Pipe black icing over white icing to create spider webs.




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