Whacky Batty Cupcakes
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Makes 24 cupcakes; prep time: 10 minutes; baking time: 22 minutes; decoration time: 25 minutes, degree of difficulty: easy Ingredients:
1 bag Milky Way® Brand Fun Size® Bars,
1 bag M&M’S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies Pumpkin Patch Mix,
1 bag M&M’S® Brand Peanut Chocolate Candies, Pumpkin Patch Mix,
1 18.25-ounce chocolate cake mix,
1 can (16-ounce) vanilla frosting,
1 cup dark chocolate frosting, black and yellow food coloring
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line two cupcake pans with paper liners. Prepare the cake mix according to package instructions and spoon the batter into the prepared pans. Place 1/2 of a Milky Way® in the center of each cupcake. Bake for approximately 19 to 22 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven, transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Tint vanilla frosting bright yellow with food coloring.
Tint chocolate frosting black with the food coloring and spoon into a resealable bag. Spread top of cupcakes with yellow frosting. Roll edges in to the decorating sugar if desired. Place one or two black M&M’S® Milk Chocolate and M&M’S® Peanut Chocolate Candies on top of each cupcake as the bats’ bodies. Snip a small corner from the bag with the black frosting. Pipe bat wings on the either side of each M&M’S® and ears on top of each M&M’S®. And for a recipe for delicious, mouthwatering Chewy Pumpkins in Patch, visit BrightIdeas.com/halloween.
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