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Wicked Witch Cupcakes
A wickedly easy cupcake to decorate with your ghouls and goblins.
Makes 24 (1 cupcake) servings.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
1 package (18 1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix
1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
24 chocolate ice cream cones
4 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
24 chocolate wafer cookies
1 container (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye
Assorted decorations, such as green gum drops, red candy-coated pieces and black string licorice
1. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla.
2. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.
3. Dip open end of each ice cream cone into melted chocolate. Attach to chocolate wafer cookies to make the witch’s hat. Let stand 30 minutes to allow chocolate to harden. Tint frosting green with 1/2 teaspoon green food color. Frost cupcakes. Place witch’s hat on each cupcake. Use candy-coated pieces for the eyes and gum drops, cut into triangles, for the nose. Cut string licorice into assorted lengths for the hair.
Test Kitchen Tip: For easier measurement, 1/4 tsp. Food Color = 20 to 25 drops
Fat: 14 g
Carbohydrates: 52 g
Cholesterol: 28 mg
Sodium: 417 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 4 g