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Monster Cupcakes

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Look at him!! Isn’t he the cutest little cupcake you’ve ever seen?????

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When I posted the picture to instagram, it had the caption of “Spooky Cupcakes…wait no CUTE CUPCAKES!” Which is exactly what they are! There are derpy ones, scared ones, and totally adorable ones!

I had help from my awesome friend Jenna, who watched me not screw them up. They are super duper easy to make, but I’m still not really confident with piping, so her moral support was appreciated. I found the eyes, sprinkles, and coloured sanding sugar at bulk barn. I do have to say that they look a little bit like muppets, but they are definitely fun to eat.

Monster Cupcakes
 
Ingredients
  • Cupcakes that have been baked and cooled (I used Devil's Foodcake)
  • Vanilla Icing
  • Different food colouring
  • Sprinkles and Sanding Sugar
  • Googly Eyed Candy or Mini Marshmallows
Instructions
  1. Using a star tip, take a piping bag and coloured icing of your choice, and dab the icing onto the cupcake and pull up quickly while applying pressure.
  2. Continue until you've covered the whole cupcake and the icing looks like fur that's messy.
  3. Using sprinkles or sanding sugar or your choice, add copious amounts onto the top of the cupcakes to give them a even fuzzier effects.
  4. Then add two googly eyed candies, or 2 small marshmallows with a dot drawn on them with a edible pen.
  5. Try to eat them, but can't because they're so cute!

 

uplookThey look so scared. I can’t even…. too much cute.

 

Halloween Oreo Brownie

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I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been all about chocolate the last couple weeks. Not only chocolate but brownies, all about the brownies.

So here is my submission for Halloween and also to appease my taste buds of rich, gooey, a little chewy brownies.

Now I will tell you my secret here. It’s not really a secret, its more laziness than anything. I have made my share of brownies. While I was in college I spent a lot of time at my parents making baked goods for bake sales, for giving away, and for many other charitable events. I’ve used every type of chocolate, I’ve used Martha’s recipes, I’ve even took a stab at creating my own. Nothing tastes as good as the mix from Quaker. Not the box, but the paper container with the white background. Although every time I make them I feel like I’m selling out a little, then I eat them and that thought flutters away since they also have no milk.

So I won’t even post a recipe since I didn’t even use one. The only other thing I did was crush two sleeves of Halloween Oreos saving about 5 for decoration on the top. So have fun with the mashing of the oreos, makes for some good frustration release.

So enjoy the tastiness that is your favorite brownie recipe and Oreos.