Haunted Mansion Mickey Ears Cupcakes

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Haunted Mansion Mickey Ears Cupcakes

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Fondant Ears and Bows

1 container of Purple fondant

1 container of white fondant

1 black edible marker

1 green edible marker

1 purple edible marker

1 wilton bow fondant mold HERE

4 inch round fondant cutter

Directions

Sprinkle powder sugar onto cutting board and spread around.

Remove purple fondant from container and place onto cutting board

Coat fondant with powder sugar and roll out onto the cutting board into a flat 1/2 inch disk

Using the 4 inch round cutter, cut out 24 circles

Place cut circles onto the cookie sheet and allow to dry for 1 hour

Using the black edible marker, draw out the wallpaper onto the fondant circles.

Allow to dry.

Making the bow directions

Remove the white fondant from the container and pinch off about 1 tbsp of fondant

Mold the white fondant into the small bow mold

Remove and place onto a cookie sheet to dry

Continue steps for 11 more bows.

Allow the bows to dry for 1 hour

Once the hour is up, using your green and black edible marker, draw and color horizontal lines on the bows

Allow to dry for 1 hour.

Chocolate Cupcakes

Makes 24 cupcakes

1 box chocolate cake mix

Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box

Muffin pan

Cupcake liners

Electric mixer/ mixing bowl

Directions:

Preheat oven as per directions on the box,

Put the liners in the muffin pan. Set aside.

Following the directions add ingredients.

Mix all ingredients as instructed.

Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full.

Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.

Check for doneness. ( Insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake, it should come out clean.)

If they are not done, check again every three minutes until they are done.

Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:

3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened

6 C powdered sugar

5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream

2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 large piping bag with large star tip

Frosting Directions :

Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth

Pipe frosting onto the top of the cupcake

Decorating Directions

Place one “ear” on either side of the frosting

Place the bow in the middle of the frosting

Marshmallow Spider Web Ingredients :

3 Jumbo marshmallows

1 Microwave Safe Bowl

Directions :

Place the bowl with the marshmallows in the microwave for 15 seconds intervals until puffed and melted

Stir with a spoon to deflate the marshmallows

Decorating Directions

Scoop a little bit of melted marshmallow between your fingers and spread your fingers apart to make the marshmallow stringy.

Lay the marshmallow strings over and around the frosting and ears with your fingers, coating the frosting and ears to make it creepy looking

Allow to set for 10 minutes before enjoying!

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