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Slimy Monster Cupcakes
Slimy Monster Cupcakes

Slimy Monster Cupcakes

1 Hr(s) 31 Min(s) (incl. cooling)
30 Min(s) Prep
1 Hr(s) 1 Min(s) Cook
Add some extra fun to your Halloween treats with Slimy Monster Cupcakes. Marshmallows go undercover as slimy green monsters for Halloween to top the moist and ghoulishly good Slimy Monster Cupcakes.
What You Need
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1/4 cup green decorating sugar
1 tube (1.5 oz.) black decorating gel
1 cup cold milk
2 or 3 drops green food coloring
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes; cool completely.
2
Spoon 1/3 cup COOL WHIP into large resealable plastic bag. Add marshmallows; seal bag. Shake until marshmallows are evenly coated. Place decorating sugar in small bowl. Add marshmallows, 1 at a time; toss until evenly coated with sugar. Place in single layer on baking sheet. Decorate with decorating gel to resemble monster faces as shown in photo.
3
Beat pudding mix and milk in medium bowl with whisk 2 min. Stir in remaining COOL WHIP. Spoon 1-1/2 cups pudding mixture into small bowl. Add food coloring; stir until blended. Spoon into small resealable plastic bag. Snip one corner off bottom of bag.
4
Cut 1-inch piece from top of each cupcake with small knife; remove and reserve for snacking or other use. Pipe pudding mixture from bag into holes in cupcakes; spread remaining pudding mixture onto tops of cupcakes. Top with marshmallows.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Fun Idea
For more colorful cupcakes, add 1 or 2 drops each yellow and red food colorings to the remaining (plain) pudding mixture to tint it orange before piping into and spreading onto tops of filled cupcakes.
Tip 2
Variation
Omit black decorating gel. Prepare and frost cupcakes as directed. Cut black licorice into small pieces. Use to make monster faces on the coated marshmallows before placing on tops of frosted cupcakes.
Tip 3
How to Store
Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.
Nutrition
Calories
190
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
8%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg
8%
Sodium 210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 30g
11%
Dietary Fibers 0g
0%
Sugars 21g
42%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
24 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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