Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington Mickey Ears Cupcakes

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Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington Mickey Ears Cupcakes

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Fondant Ears

2 container of black fondant

1 container of white fondant

1 4 inch round fondant cutter

1 2 inch round fondant cutter

1 black edible marker

1 small cutting board

1 fondant roller

1 C powder sugar

1 cookie sheet

1 wilton bow fondant mold HERE

Directions

Sprinkle powder sugar onto cutting board and spread around.

Remove black 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

Repeat the steps with the white fondant and 2 inch round cutter

Building the ears:

Fill a small cup up with water

Place a black circle onto the cutting board

Using the edible marker, draw on jacks face onto the white circle

Dip your finger into the water and rub it on the back of a white circle

Place the white circle in the middle of the black circle

Allow the water to dry for 10 minutes

Using remaining black fondant, make 12 bows

Vanilla cupcakes

Makes 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients

1 box of french vanilla cake mix cake mix 3 large eggs room temp 1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter 1 C whole milk 1TBSP pure vanilla extract white cupcake liners cupcake pan

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 Line muffin pan with the white cupcake liners In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 way full Bake in the oven for about 18-20 minutes. Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

vanilla frosting :

2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 5 C powder sugar 2 tsp vanilla 6-10 TBSP heavy whipping cream

1 large piping bag with large star tip

Directions :

Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.

Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.

Scoop frosting into the piping bag

Frost cooled cupcakes

Place the black bow in the middle of the frosting

Place one “ear” on either side of the bow

Enjoy!

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