Halloween Cupcake Idea: Marvellously Monstrous!


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Make some marvellously monstrous Halloween fairy cakes!

The spookiest holiday of the year means it's time to think about Halloween cupcake ideas, so Cake Decoration & Sugarcraft teamed up with Wilton to help!

This season brings a fabulously fun excuse to decorate monster cupcakes for family and friends. Each of the five designs has a silly or scary personality. What fun it will be to match the cupcakes to your favorite trick-or-treaters!

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Halloween Cupcake Idea:
Marvellously Monstrous

 

You will need:

Edibles:
960g (4 cups) sponge mix or recipe
1.2kg (5 cups) Wilton decorator white icing
Icing colours: Wilton Color Right Colour Performance System
Wilton black icing tube
Wilton white icing tube
Wilton candy eyeballs
Wilton large candy eyeballs

Equipment:
12-hole standard muffin tin
25 x 40cm (10 x 16in) cooling rack
standard baking cases white
Wilton disposable decorating bags
Wilton 4-pc. coupler ring set
Wilton star decorating tip 18
Wilton round decorating tip 3
Wilton specialty decorating tip 233
Wilton round decorating tip 10
Wilton angled palette knife

To tint your icing:
Use Colour Right base colours and QuickCount colour formulas to tint the following shades:
spring blue: 480g (2 cups) white icing plus 5B and 1BR
summer green: 480g (2 cups) white icing plus 30Y and 2R
bright and bold orange: 480g (2 cups) white icing plus 16O plus 16Y and 2R
bright and bold pink: 480g (2 cups) white icing plus 10R and 6P

 

FOR THE BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE

1 Prepare sponge following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in cupcake cases. Pipe black icing tube and tip 10 to pipe icing on top of cupcake.

BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 1

 

2 Smooth icing with palette knife to create a mouth.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 2

 

3 Use orange icing and tip 233 to pipe pull-out fur around edge of mouth.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 3

 

4 Use blue icing and tip 233 to pipe pull-out fur between orange icing.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 4

 

5 Use white icing tube and tip 3 to pipe pull out dot teeth along bottom edge of mouth.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 5

 

6 Use white icing tube and tip 3 to pipe pull out dot teeth along top edge of mouth.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 6

 

7 Position one candy eyeball.
BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 7

 

8 Position another candy eyeball.

BLUE AND ORANGE MONSTER CUPCAKE step 8


FOR THE PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE (STAR TIP)

1 Prepare sponge following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in cupcake cases. Pipe black icing tube and tip 10 to pipe icing on top of cupcake. Smooth icing with palette knife to create a mouth. Use pink icing and tip 18 to pipe pull-out stars around edge of mouth.

PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 1

 

2 Cover top of cupcake with piped pink icing pull-out stars.

PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 2

 

3 Use white icing tube and tip 3 to pipe pullout dot teeth along bottom edge of mouth.

PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 3

 

4 Use white icing tube and tip 3 to pipe pullout dot teeth along top edge of mouth.

PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 4

 

5 Position one candy eyeball.

PINK ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 5

 


FOR THE ORANGE ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE

1 Prepare sponge following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in cupcake cases. Use black icing tube and tip 10 to outline mouth on top of cupcake. Fill in center of outline with black icing.

 ORANGE ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 1

 

2 Smooth icing with palette knife.

 ORANGE ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 2

 

3 Use orange icing and tip 233 to pipe pull-out fur around mouth.

 ORANGE ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 3

 

4 Use orange icing and tip 233 to cover remaining area on top of cupcake with pull out fur and position one candy eyeball.

 ORANGE ONE-EYED MONSTER CUPCAKE step 4

 

 

FOR THE GREEN MONSTER CUPCAKE

1 Prepare sponge following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in cupcake cases. Use black icing tube and tip 10 to pipe mouth on top of cupcake.

GREEN MONSTER CUPCAKE step 1

 

2 Use green icing and tip 18 to pipe stars around mouth.

GREEN MONSTER CUPCAKE step 2

 

3 Use green icing and tip 18 to cover remaining area on top of cupcake with pull-out stars.

GREEN MONSTER CUPCAKE step 3

 

4 Use white icing tube and tip 3 to pipe pullout dot teeth along bottom edge of mouth and position both candy eyeballs.

GREEN MONSTER CUPCAKE step 4

 

FOR THE BLUE MULTI-EYED CUPCAKE

1 Prepare sponge following recipe instructions. Bake and cool cupcakes in cupcake cases. Use blue icing and tip 233 to pipe continuous swirls of icing on top of cupcake.

BLUE MULTI-EYED CUPCAKE step 1

 

2 Position candy eyeballs.

BLUE MULTI-EYED CUPCAKE step 2

 


 

We hope you are satisfactorily spooked by these gorgeous Halloween cupcakes! If you haven't quite had your fill, don't forget to check out our brilliant recipe for Dairy Free Cupcakes!

Check out our latest issue too for more inspiration across the seasons, with brand new artists, exciting techniques and cake decorating tutorials galore!