(help! get me out of here! this lady's crazy!)
How many of you are in charge of the Halloween party snack at school? (Raising my hand) Okay, let's do something this year that looks special but is quick and easy. Something that makes your kiddos brag to their friends "MY mom MADE those cool cupcakes. She's the best mom ever. Better than YOUR mom!" (Okay, I might have just gotten a little carried away. Really, I don't want a classroom throw down. Sorry.)
Where were we? Right, Mummy Cupcakes! I saw these on Party Cupcakes and tried to figure it out.
Bake up a box of cupcakes (I'm realistic here, kids don't appreciate cake from scratch) and a batch of Martha's sugar icing:
3 sticks of softened butter
4 cups confectioner's sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla)
Beat 5 minutes on high.
Let's get to work.
Give your cupcakes a skim coat of icing like this:
Pull out your decorator tips, find the one that has a saw tooth edge then turn it upside down and use the smooth side: