Boo! Make Halloween cupcakes with fondant ghosts

Sugar artist Kerry Vincent shares a simple cupcake recipe that can be gussied up with stenciled cake tops and fondant ghosts on the side.

Simple cupcake recipe
Servings:

Makes approx. 36 cupcakes

Ingredients

    • 1 cup (8oz) butter
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla
    • 2 1/2 cups (11oz) plain flour
    • 2 cups (16oz) fine or caster sugar
    • 5 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 eggs beaten
    • 1 1/2 cups milk
    • Orange liners

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Stenciled cake tops
Servings:

Makes approx. 36 cupcakes

Ingredients

    • 1 lb rolled fondant (this is enough for 25 cupcakes)
    • Halloween stencils
    • Orange and charcoal black petal dust
    • Super pearl, canary and super gold luster dust
    • Buttercream color and flavor of choice
    • 2 or 3 small to medium paintbrushes
    • Simmer sugars
    • Cupcake wrappers
    • Small rolling pin and board.
    • Spatula

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Ghosties on the side
Servings:

Makes approx. 36 cupcakes

Ingredients

    • 12-oz rolled fondant for 12 ghosts
    • Charcoal black petal dust and super pearl and cotton candy luster
    • Edible white sparkle
    • Water
    • Small and medium round brushes
    • Sharpened chopstick

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Tips:

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