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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Mummy Cupcakes!

Last weekend the hubby and I had a spur of the moment dinner with his sister.  I was on dessert duty and I wanted to make something fun for my neice and nephew!

I googled "halloween desserts" and saw many different images for mummy cupcakes!  These seemed the most practical for me to make at the last moment, so mummy cupcakes it was!

I used my friend Brittany's recipe for white chocolate vanilla cupcakes!

Here they are after cooling down.

I applied a small strip of frosting on all the cupcakes so the "eyes" of the mummies would stick.

I used M&Ms for the eyes.  You could probably do all red M&Ms to make them look like zombie mummies, but I chose to use all the colors.

Originally I tried to use a decorating tip to apply the mummy bandages, but it wasn't working well for me.  So I cut a tiny triangle in the end of a sandwich bag and used that to apply the bandages.  I applied two strips around the "eyes" first, then randomly applied strips until the cupcake was covered.

Here you can see where I started with the decorators tip in the upper left - the thinner strips are where I started using the bag.

My neice and nephew loved getting to pick out which color zombie they wanted!  They were delicious too!  The white chocolate chips in each bite made them even better than normal cupcakes!

These are really easy to make, and perfect for Halloween!

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  1. My boys are freaking out looking at your cupcakes. Especially Connor, he wants one so bad! He's so mad! haha

  2. Those are so cute. Makes me wish I still had to fix treats for classroom parties. Almost.

  3. SOOO cute...definitely making these for the kids' school parties. Thanks for another great idea!

  4. These are adorable!! Puttin' on my todo list.

  5. HI, Katie

    These looks so yummy! I will have to make them with my little girl, but I have a feeling some of the eyes might be missing. LOL Thank you for stopping by last week. I really appreciate your kind words. Have a great week.


  6. My boys would love these! I love how simple they are.....they look so yummy!

  7. Oh my cute! Love these...very clever!

    Fancy Frugal Life

  8. These are adorable, and they look yummy too! Love them!

  9. Love these! They are so cute and look like something I can make even with my poor baking skillz.

  10. So cute and fun! What a good aunt you are!

  11. how cute come see what I shared at


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