Spooky Cupcakes

by jerseygirl on November 1, 2008 · 30 comments

Hope everyone had a happy halloween! We sure did. It was packed with parties, trick or treating and plenty of treats. I am just coming down from the sugar rush it gave me.

This month the Sweet and Simple Bakes was a butter cupcake decorated in the Halloween theme. These cupcakes are pretty spooky, aren’t they? The kids were really excited about making these and here is some of their creations. Haunted house, weird islands, the blue hat, monster catastrophe and the witch were the names their cupcakes were given. Take a look…….

I was going to make my own icing however there was a protest against it. The kids wanted the fluffy frosting right out of the can. Silly kids! The fluffy frosting ended up all over the kitchen and even the dog was frosted. The greasy spot of frosting wiped right off with a paper towel.

If you would like the cupcake recipe, click here. After I baked them, I realized I made a booboo (no Halloween pun intended). I had used only 1 stick of butter rather than the stick and a half the recipe called for. The cupcakes were rather brown on the edges and I am not sure if this was due to my butter mistake or a hot oven. I only baked them for 20 minutes. I think when I make them again I will only use one stick of butter but lower the oven teperature to 375 degrees. Thank you Rosie and Maria for organizing another wonderful bake.
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natalia November 1, 2008 at 4:15 am

Ciao ! The haunted house is great ! I made them with the kids too and they were very happy !

Arundathi November 1, 2008 at 4:56 am

looks like you had a lot of fun! 🙂

Barbara Bakes November 1, 2008 at 8:48 am

How fun for the kids! That canned frosting can be really nasty tasting. Trust a kid to want it!

Rosie November 1, 2008 at 9:20 am

Just wonderful spooky cupcakes Lisa and the children had fun too 🙂

Many thanks for taking part in S&SB event this month and I hope you will be able to join us in our next bake 🙂

Rosie x

kat November 1, 2008 at 10:49 am

Oh I bet they had a blast!

Mary November 1, 2008 at 10:49 am

Lisa, your cupcakes are way cool. I love them.

Clumbsy Cookie November 1, 2008 at 12:37 pm

Of course the kids had a blast doing them, they’re cool!

MiNDY November 1, 2008 at 1:36 pm

Sound that the kids had ton of FUN.

That Girl November 1, 2008 at 4:55 pm

I like the ones with the rings because then when you’re done eating you can have a sticky treat to wear.

Ali November 1, 2008 at 5:47 pm

You guys were very creative in your decorating techniques! I love these. 🙂

Jeni November 2, 2008 at 12:00 am

The kids were CREATIVE and how great are you to do this with the kids and make Halloween extra fun and memorable!

Jin Hooi November 2, 2008 at 2:53 am

hehe.. sounds like the kids had fun making them 😉

hannesofie November 2, 2008 at 6:25 am

Very colorful cupcakes – actually they do look quite scary 🙂

Maria November 2, 2008 at 6:38 am

Lisa your cupcakes are so cute!

Hope you will be joining us in our next bake.

Maria
x

Debbie November 2, 2008 at 8:50 am

The cucakes look adorable. Kids just love these things!

Bunny November 2, 2008 at 10:05 am

Your kids did a great job decorating them!

Bimmer November 2, 2008 at 11:04 am

your cupcakes look spooky! 🙂

bimmer

priscilla November 2, 2008 at 3:03 pm

homemade frosting is soo much better! but, my brothers like eating that stuff out of the can.

Aggie November 2, 2008 at 5:03 pm

Great cupcakes!

Meg November 2, 2008 at 6:28 pm

Sounds like a fun time was had by all! Very cute!

Theresa November 2, 2008 at 7:03 pm

One of the nice ways to have fun with the kids. They look good and hope you had fun.

Adam November 2, 2008 at 8:17 pm

Of of my favorite things growing up was decorating holiday type cupcakes with mom. I think something tastes alot better with spiders and sprinkles on it 🙂

Reeni November 2, 2008 at 8:41 pm

Looks like a lot of fun! I love decorating cupcakes!

Meghan November 2, 2008 at 10:34 pm

What fun!

SweetBites November 2, 2008 at 11:38 pm

hi Lisa, ‘nice’ spooky looking cuppies. Bet ur kids must hve tons of fun making them.

Zesty Cook November 3, 2008 at 9:37 am

WOW great post. Looks like you had a great time! Very cool cupcakes!

Allie November 3, 2008 at 11:33 am

How cute, I’m sure the kids had a blast with this one!

Jeena November 3, 2008 at 11:47 am

Those really are spooky Lisa. 🙂

Maria November 3, 2008 at 11:55 am

I love the spooky cupcakes!! Looks like a lot of fun!

Pam November 3, 2008 at 12:40 pm

What fun and creepy cupcakes. My kids would absolutely love these. Hope you had a happy Halloween.

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