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Bride of Frankenstein Cupcake Toppers

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Yields24 cupcakes
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time30 minutes

Ingredients:

24 dozen frosted cupcakes
24 Campfire Regular Marshmallows
2 dozen lollipop sticks
16 oz green candy melts OR vanilla flavored almond bark with a few drops of green candy color added
48 candy eyes (Can be found in the cake/cookie decorating aisle of most craft stores) OR small candies that would be suitable as eyes
24 candy lips (can be found with candy eyes) or pink or red heart sprinkles
Buttercream Frosting (recipe below)
Black food coloring gel
Piping bag
Large open star piping tip

Buttercream
1 stick softened butter
3 Tablespoons milk
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar

Directions:

Beat butter, milk, and vanilla on medium speed until combined. Add powdered sugar and beat on medium speed for 1 minute, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed.

Line a baking sheet with wax paper and set aside.

Stick a lollipop stick through the center of each marshmallow

Melt candy according to package directions. Dip marshmallow pop in the coating, gently shaking excess candy coating off. Place on waxed paper lined baking sheet.

Before candy is set, carefully put eyes and lips into place. Let harden completely.

Fit piping bag with open star tip. Use a small brush (or a spare lollipop stick) to “paint” stripes of black food coloring gel on the inside of the piping bag

Spoon frosting into piping bag

Insert cupcake toppers into cupcakes, trimming lollipop sticks if needed. Pipe a tall stack of “hair” onto each topper

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