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Jack Skellington Minnie Ears Cupcakes

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Are you looking for Halloween cupcakes to make for you kiddos this year? I have found the perfect ones. They are SO scary, they are CUTE. These Jack Skellington minnie ears cupcakes will make you the hit of Halloween

I think you’ll find they are easy to make and just look how they turn out!

Jack Skellington Minnie Ears Cupcakes
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Jack Skellington Minnie Ears Cupcakes

I know that your kids will love these easy to make cupcake recipe. It turns out SO cute are sure to please the pumpkin king
Course Dessert
Keyword Cupcake, Dessert, Halloween


  • 4 inch round fondant cutter
  • small cutting board
  • fondant roller
  • cookie sheet
  • muffin pan
  • cupcake liners
  • stand mixer
  • large piping bag with large star tip


  • 2 containers black fondant
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 silver edible writing pen
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix
  • ingredients as listed on your cake box


Fondant Ears

  • Sprinkle powder sugar onto the cutting board and spread around
  • Remove black fondant from container and place onto cutting board
  • Coat fondant with powder sugar and roll out onto the cutting boardinto a flat 1/2 inch disk
  • Using the 4 inch round cutter, cut out 24 circles
  • Place cut circles onto the cookie sheet
  • Using the silver edible pen, draw rough lines onto the ears

Edible print out of jacks bowtie

  • Contact your local bakery and see if they can print out a blackoutline of jacks bow
  • Cut out the printout
  • Using the edible pen, draw the lines and face on
  • Set aside

Chocolate Cupcakes:

  • Preheat oven as directed on cake box
  • Put the liners in the muffin pan- set aside
  • Following the directions, add ingredients
  • Mix all ingredients as instructed
  • Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full
  • Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes
  • Check for doneness. ( Insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake,it should come out clean.)
  • If they are not done, check again every three minutes until they are done
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.Transfer to a cooling rack andallow to cool completely before frosting

Vanilla Frosting:

  • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 5 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 6-10 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Black gel food coloring

Directions For Frosting:

  • Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed
  • Mix until you see stiff peaks in your frosting
  • Divide the frosting in half
  • Mix one half of the frosting with black gel food coloring
  • Scoop the black frosting into one side of the piping bag
  • Frost cooled cupcakes
  • Place the black bow in the middle of the frosting
  • Place one "ear" on either side of the bow


I hope you and your family enjoy these!

Please let me know how these turned out for you!

Where do you look for your cookie and cupcake recipes? A lot of times, I will visit Kraft. I buy a lot of their products, so it seems natural to me :)

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Jack Skellington Minnie Ears Cupcakes
Jack Skellington Minnie Ears Cupcakes

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