Fun with Frosting…Turkey Cupcakes!

Sorry for the delay in posting this…I’ve been a bit under the weather- great time to get sick, huh?!

Anyhoo, I’ve posted how to do a turkey (shaped) cake, so now it’s time for those cute toms to be made into cupcakes…

Gobble! Gobble!

Ingredients (for 24 cupcakes):

Cake mix (plus the ingredients to make it- 3 eggs, water & a stick of butter), candy corn, black decorators gel, cupcake cups, cupcake pan, Twizzlers (red), Chocolate Buttercream frosting.

Note: the Milanos ended up being too big, so we had to run out and buy these instead:

Directions/Instructions (about 1 hr):

  • Mix up the batter (if you don’t have an electric beater, just beating it well w/a whisk is fine)
  • Pour the batter into the cups about 3/4 full
  • Put into the oven at 350 for about 20 minutes or until the tops of the cupcakes are bouncy/spring back when you tap your finger on the top
  • Take out of the oven & put the cupcakes in the refrigerator to cool for about a half an hour
  • While you are waiting for the cupcakes to cool, start cutting the Twizzlers about 2 mm 
  • And break off the tops of 24 candy corn for the turkey beaks 
  • Once the cupcakes have cooled, lather frosting on the tops & spread smooth
  • After you’ve finished frosting, start putting the decorations on the top!
  • Start by sticking 5 candy corn on the back- leaving half the orange and all the yellow visible
  • Then place the little Fudge Grahams in the middle (body) & slightly hanging off the sides (wings)…we unfortunately ran out of the Grahams, so for two of the cupcakes we ended up using candy corn for its wings…Note: do not taste grahams or you’ll not have enough (oops!)
  • Then place the Twizzler and tip of the candy corn for the beak and wattle 
  • Lastly, place a dot of black docorator’s gel for the eye & voila you are done!!

HAPPY


THANKSGIVING!!

Inspiration: http://familyfun.go.com/recipes/sweet-t-o-m-turkeys-687045/

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