Introduction: How to Decorate Halloween Themed Cupcakes
- Colored Frosting
- Piping Bags
- Wilton Piping Tip 1M
- Wilton Piping Tip 2010
- Candy Eyes
- Food Gel
- Butter Knife
Step 1: Setting Up Your Piping Bag (Use This for the 2nd & 3rd Designs)
To set up your piping bag you will need a piping bag, a pair of scissors, the colored frosting of the specific design, and either a Wilton piping tip 1M or Wilton piping tip 2010.
Step 2: Applying the Pipe
Drop piping tip into bottom of piping bag.
Step 3: Measuring the Piping Tip
Measure where the tip rests in the bottom of the bag to find the spot to cut the bag.
Step 4: Cutting the Piping Tip
Take scissors and cut tip of piping bag near the end of the piping tip.
Step 5: Closing the Piping Bag
Push piping tip forward until it fits snugly without any gaps along the bag and tip.
Step 6: Inserting Frosting
Open your bag then fold the top of the bag in half.
Step 7: Inserting Frosting in Your Piping Bag
Scope frosting of your choice with your spoon. Then gently put frosting inside of the bag.
Step 8: Sealing the Piping Bag Closed
Twist the top end of the bag closed.
Step 9: Applying Frosting
Start by pushing the frosting towards the tip of the bag. Then grip in a way you can apply consistent pressure and begin to pipe.
Step 10: Design One - Boo Cupcake
For this design you will need orange frosting, one spoon, one butter knife, sprinkles, and black food gel, and creativity .
Step 11: Frosting Cupcake
Put a spoonful of orange frosting on top of cupcake. You can use the back of the spoon or a butter knife to spread the frosting over the cupcakes.After applying the frosting you should have a smooth even amount on your cupcake
Step 12: Applying Sprinkles
Next you will need a cup of orange sprinkles. Take cupcake and dip it in the cup of sprinkles until the cupcake is covered with sprinkles.
Step 13: Adding Boo
Now that you have added the sprinkles grab your black food gel and spell boo on your cupcake. Your cupcake is now finished and ready to enjoy.
Step 14: Wicked Witch Cupcake
Step 15: Inserting Purple Frosting in Piping Bag
With a spoon carefully place purple frosting around the sides of your piping bag set up with a wilton 1M tip. You should use the instructions on how to set up a piping bag and a large piping bag for this design.
Step 16: Inserting Green Frosting in Piping Bag
With a spoon carefully place green frosting in the rest of your piping bag.
Step 17: Securing the Piping Bag
Once you are finished inserting your desired amount of frosting in the piping bag twist the top of the piping bag securely until it is not unraveling.
Step 18: Frosting the Cupcake
Grab your cupcake and apply frosting in a circular motion around the cupcake. Continue circular motion layering a smaller circle of frosting on top of the one you have just made stopping once you’ve made a peak on top of the cupcake.
Step 19: Adding Sprinkles
Now that your cupcake is now completely frosted. Grab the green sprinkles and sprinkle on cupcake to desired amount.
Step 20: Cookie Monster Cupcake - Inserting Frosting in Piping Bag
Scoop blue colored frosting into a piping bag set up with a wilton 2010 tip. Use instructions from the begining to set up your piping bag. For this design use a smaller piping bag.
Step 21: Securing Your Piping Bag
Twist the top of the piping bag closed in order to stop frosting from coming out of the top.
Step 22: Applying Frosting
Place your dominant hand at the top of the piping bag at the bottom of the twist. You can use your nondominant hand at the bottom of piping bag to guide piping. Squeeze the piping bag and pull straight up to form peaks releasing at the top. Continue to form these peaks all over the cupcake, making the tops point in any desired direction to resemble fur.
Step 23: Applying Eyes
Once you have applied frosting around cupcake get three edible eyeballs. Place the first edible eyeball on the left side of the cupcake, place your second edible eyeball on the right side of your cupcake then proceed to place the third edible eyeball in between the first two eyeballs.
Step 24: Adding the Mouth
After applying eyes take black food gel and add a small circle towards the bottom of the cupcake underthernath the eye in the middle.