2014 Cupcake Spooktacular

Happy (belated) Halloween! This summer and Fall were very slow in the crafting department, so I am sorry for the lack of posting over the last few months. I had to share this year’s Halloween Cupcake Spooktacular however, as this has become an annual tradition for my friend Melanie and I. We took the “gore” level up notch this year, as you will see. Though Halloween is over, maybe these can inspire some ideas for next year!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Here are some of the supplies we used in case you’re looking for specific brands/supplies:

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One of the most complex cupcakes was the Dracula in the coffin (with coffin-shaped baking cups, frosted oreo face, and mini M&M eyes):

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Spider cupcake holder with crushed Oreo “fur”, mini Oreo & red candy eyes (a lot of different shaped candy pieces we use are found in cupcake decorating kits):

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Creepy clown with mini M&M hair and dot candy nose:

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ย Psycho clown made with Wilton candy eyes, red dot candy nose, sparkle gel mouth, Pop Rocks hair, and pre-made clever:

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Spooky vampire:

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Bloody cupcake with “bullets” (Red food coloring & silver sprinkle balls):

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Pumpkin patch with candy pumpkins, leaf sprinkles, and green shredded candy grass:

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Grey alien brain with green gel “ooze” filled syringe (got syringe from work):

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Chocolate tree (made by piping melting chocolate onto wax paper) over a pumpkin patch:

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The office favorite: Blue guy with candy hair and pre-made knife in the eye (oozing sparkle gel “blood”):

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Scarecrow with graham cracker hat, candy corn nose, and shredded wheat hair:

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Night scene with chocolate moon and fence (piped them on wax paper, using colored/chocolate candy melts):

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The famous skeleton withย white-chocolate covered pretzel ribs and marshmallow head (held together with a popsicle stick):

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The zombie grave with piped chocolate hands and feet (using green candy melts), crushed Oreo dirt, and bloody bone sprinkles:

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Frankenstein with frosting head, Reece’s Cup hair, pretzel bolts, and candy eyes:

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Witches brew with chocolate cookie wafer & Hershey kissย  hat, and pretzel & shredded wheat broom:

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Bloody accident scene with sparkle gel blood, graham cracker band-aid, and pre-made candy finger and clever:

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Owl with Oreo/Wilton candy eyes, Oreo eyebrows and candy nose:

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Night scene with cat (moon and cat piped on wax paper, using colored/chocolate candy melts):

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Piped chocolate tree with crushed Oreo dirt, pre-made grave stone and bone/skull sprinkles:

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“Pretzel monsters” which are made of pretzel sticks mixed into a pot of melted green chocolate,then plopped into wax paper and Wilton candy eyes:

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Gummy worms crawling out of crushed Oreo dirt with some bloody bone sprinkles:

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Creepy monster dude with gummy eye and Wilton candy eye:

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Oozing pile of frosting topped with green sparkle gel and eyeball candy:

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And here’s the whole gang out on display!

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Mel and I with our masterpieces! ๐Ÿ™‚

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Until next year! ๐Ÿ™‚

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. StephTheBookworm
    Nov 02, 2014 @ 08:56:12

    All amazing! You should be on a competition show on Food Network. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Reply

  2. Dorothy
    Nov 02, 2014 @ 09:06:20

    AWESOME job ladies! Looks like they would be so much fun to make.
    Missed your posts and ideas, hope all is well and we’ll be hearing from you with some great holiday tips.

    Reply

  3. Booth555
    Nov 02, 2014 @ 09:45:19

    Two of my favorites are the stacked mummy and the tree ones. But it is hard to choose because all of them are amazing! Cant wait to see more of your crafts when you have time!
    -lisa
    booth555

    Reply

  4. Linda
    Nov 02, 2014 @ 14:15:15

    Love them all! I really like the web cupcake display stand. Where did you get it?

    Reply

  5. proudarmymama2013
    Nov 03, 2014 @ 06:32:40

    Reblogged this on proudarmymama2013.

    Reply

  6. Rachel Walden
    Nov 03, 2014 @ 07:13:41

    You have such great ideas. Thank you for sharing them.

    Reply

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