This Ghost Cupcake Cake is so simple to make and is the perfect Halloween dessert to bring to a holiday party. No need for forks, just take one and go!
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Over Columbus Day weekend, my husband and I hosted his extended family over at our house for an annual Regan Family Get Together. While I was making some Mini Triple-Treat Cupcakes for our guests, I spied a lonely box of cake mix in the pantry. I hate wasting food, so I knew I needed to do something with it.
Luckily, I had just finished reading the October issue of Family Fun magazine and knew exactly what I was going to do with that sad little box. I would make the adorable Ghost Cupcake Cake that was featured in their tricks and treats section.
Plus, cupcakes are the perfect dessert for large crowds – you can just grab one and go! Forks are optional…
GHOST CUPCAKE CAKE
- 1 box of cake mix
- 1 container of white frosting (or make this Homemade Butter Cream Frosting)
- 1 tube of black decorator gel (or use cocoa powder with a little water)
Step 1.) Bake cake according to package directions for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes completely on a wire rack.
Step 2.) Once cupcakes are fully cooled, arrange them in a ghost shape. Then use an offset spatula to spread the frosting into a smooth layer. Add facial features with black decorator gel.
Notes: Prior to assembly, you will need to find a serving platter large enough to hold this ghost. Don’t underestimate its assembled size!!
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