How to make and decorate 4 different Halloween Monster Cupcakes
Step 1: Baking
Preheat the oven to 375 Degrees
Try to have all the ingredients at room temperature
In Bowl 1 ...
Sift then measure 3 1/2 cups of Cake Flour
Resift twice with 4 teaspoons of Baking Powder, and 1/2 teaspoon of Salt
In Bowl 2 (make sure it's big) ...
Cream well 1 cup of Butter
Slowly add 2 cups of sifted Powdered Sugar
In Bowl 3 ...
7 Eggs or 8 Egg whites whipped
Add Bowl 1 in 3 parts, to Bowl 2 , alternately with 1 cup of Milk
Stir until smooth then add 1 teaspoon of Vanilla or 1/4 Almond Extract
Then add Bowl 3
Put into cupcake tins (don't forget papers or butter sprays), and bake for 25 minutes
Yields about 24 cupcakes
Step 2: Frosting
Removing the desired amounts into 3 separate bowls
Add butter milk or milk, and stir until you get a desired texture (soft/not runny)
Then add gel food coloring of the desired color (in this case green, purple, white 'not necessary ') to each separate bowl
Then place each into separate frosting bags with the respective tips (in this case simple for white, star for purple, and leaf tip for green)
Step 3: Decorate
All to your discretion but if you would like to know
The Purple monster used...
The star tip with purple frosting
Cover the cupcake then make a stand like structure in the back
Place the eye from the decorating box on it
Then draw a smile with the simple tipped bag
The Skeleton used...
All white simple tipped to cover it
2 skeleton decorations for eyes
A gravestone decoration for the nose
And the colored bones for a mouth
The Witch used...
Simple tipped white around the edge
Leaf tipped flattened green in the middle
Heightened green in the middle with a white simple tip for the nose
2 white dots for eyes
And 5 witches fingers on each side from the decorations box on the side with the thumb one being flipped the opposite way for a smoothing affect
And the Mummy used...
Green or White frosting with a leaf tip for your decorating bag
Then eyes and a "bone tie" in the appropriate places