Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Deadly Brew

Nancy Krommer with her best friend Cindy goes to the fortune teller Ruth to see what the future holds for them. The "witch" tells the girls some disturbing things that she sees in their tea leaves that leaves Nancy's mind reeling. Could this "witch" with the cat eyes really see the future, or was it all just a hoax?

 Halloween Cupcake Treats
(for the family)

Turn purchased or cake-mix cupcakes into fantastic and delicious Halloween fare in just a few easy steps.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 24



1      container (16 oz) vanilla frosting
1/4    teaspoon orange food color
(if your pkg does't come with orange, you can use 2 drops each of red and yellow)
24    unfrosted cupcakes (purchased or baked from a mix)  
       DO use the paper baking cups if baking your own.

Spider Webs

1    tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
8    clean plastic spider finger rings, or licorice spiders if you can find them


2    tablespoons vanilla frosting (from 16-oz container)
8    candy-coated chocolate pieces
1    tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
1    tube (0.68 oz) red decorating gel (not food color)


1   tube (0.68 oz) black decorating gel (not food color)
8    oval creme-filled peanut butter sandwich cookies
1/4    cup chocolate cookie crumbs
8    candy pumpkins


1 Place 3 tablespoons of the frosting in small bowl; set aside. Stir orange food color into remaining frosting in container until well blended and no streaks remain. Frost cupcakes.
2 To make Spider Web Cupcakes, use black decorating gel to draw spiral covering on top of each frosted cupcake. Drag toothpick through spiral from center out, creating a web. Press 1 spider ring onto each "web."
3 To make Eyeball Cupcakes, drop 1/2 teaspoon vanilla frosting from small bowl onto each frosted cupcake. Lightly press 1 candy-coated chocolate piece in center of each. Use black decorating gel for pupil and red decorating gel to draw red squiggly veins radiating around edge of white frosting.
4 To make Grave Cupcakes, write "epitaphs" on one end of each cookie using black decorating gel. Press cookies into cupcakes to form "gravestones." Sprinkle cookie crumbs around each "gravestone"; add candy pumpkin to one side.
Halloween Cupcake Trio 

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