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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Pull-Apart Ghost Cupcake Cake

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This ghost cake is actually made from a simple batch of cupcakes! Pull-apart cupcake cakes are perfect for parties, as guests can easily enjoy a cupcake without the mess of cutting into a regular cake. When I was contacted by Family Fun magazine to create this fun cake for their October issue, I knew it would be a sure hit at Halloween parties everywhere!


Check out my ghost cupcake cake recreated in the October 2012 issue of Family Fun Magazine or online at Parents.com!







Pull-Apart Ghost Cupcake Cake

Ingredients
  • 24 white or vanilla cupcakes, baked and cooled (boxed mix or homemade)
  • white or vanilla frosting (about 2 cans of fluffy white or 3-4 cups homemade vanilla buttercream)
  • black icing gel or black food coloring to create black frosting, for eyes and mouth

Directions

Arrange 24 cooled cupcakes into a ghost shape, as show below, on a platter or serving dish. Use a dot of icing on the bottom of each cupcake to "glue" it in place, pressing the cupcakes in as close together as possible. Use a large round piping tip in an icing bag or snip the corner off of a plastic sandwich bag to pipe a border of frosting around the edge of the cupcakes. Work your way in until the entire ghost is covered in icing. Use an off-set spatula or butter knife to smooth the top. Add the eyes and mouth using black icing gel or some of your white icing dyed with black food coloring.

Give it a try, and be sure to share a picture on our Facebook wall, or email a photo to MyCreation@dollhousebakeshoppe.com to have your recreation featured in our Fan Photo album!

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6 comments:

  1. Tiffany FizzypartyOctober 21, 2012 at 4:58 PM

    whooooo, spooky :) and oh so cute!

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  2. My ghosts were a big hit at the preschool Halloween party! So glad Family Fun featured your work.
    http://www.prettylittlenest.com/2012/10/ghost-cupcakes.html

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  3. So glad it was a hit! What a fun treat for the little ones :) Happy Halloween!

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  4. Thanks Tiffany :)

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