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Mummy Cupcakes: Halloween Tips and Tricks

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If you're looking for a fun dessert to make for Halloween, make some Mummy Cupcakes! They're really easy to put together and a fun activity for kids too.
Ingredients
For cupcake
  All purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Natural unsweetened cocoa powder 6 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coffee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grapeseed oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For frosting
  Unsalted butter stick 1 1⁄2 (at room temperature)
  Marshmallow creme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.

MAKING
For Cupcake:
2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, sea salt, and sugar.
3. In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, coffee, oil, egg, and vanilla.
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until the flour streaks have disappeared.
5. Portion batter into wells of cupcake pan, about 2/3 of the way up. Pop the pan in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick when inserted into the center comes out clean.
For Frosting:
6. In a bowl, whip together the butter, marshmallow creme, vanilla extract, and confectioner's sugar until fluffy and light.

FINALIZING
7. Pipe and decorate cooled cupcakes with frosting and candies (for eyes) as shown in the video.

SERVING
8. Serve and enjoy!

Things You Will Need
For Decoration
Melted chocolate and chocolate candies.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Halloween
Ingredient: 
Cocoa Powder
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
55 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 307 Calories from Fat 154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.1%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g42.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48 mg16%

Sodium 206.8 mg8.6%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 26.6 g

Protein 3 g6.6%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.2% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mummy Cupcakes: Halloween Tips And Tricks Recipe Video