Halloween Monster Cupcakes

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Halloween Monster Cupcakes
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
467
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie467 kcal(22 %)
Protein3.97 g(4 %)
Fat23.48 g(20 %)
Carbohydrates62.24 g(41 %)
Sugar added25.15 g(101 %)
Roughage0.26 g(1 %)
Vitamin A177.37 mg(22,171 %)
Vitamin D0.36 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E1.06 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁0.16 mg(16 %)
Vitamin B₂0.16 mg(15 %)
Niacin1.72 mg(14 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate41.08 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid0.23 mg(4 %)
Biotin0.58 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.24 μg(8 %)
Vitamin C6.45 mg(7 %)
Potassium138.13 mg(3 %)
Calcium109.58 mg(11 %)
Magnesium29.21 mg(10 %)
Iron2.13 mg(14 %)
Iodine8.51 μg(4 %)
Zinc0.53 mg(7 %)
Saturated fatty acids13.87 g
Cholesterol63.9 mg

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 ⅔ cups
1 tablespoon
0.333 cup
¾ cup
1
egg (beaten)
½ cup
butter (melted)
1
unwaxed Orange (finely grated zest)
½ cup
For the buttercream
cup
2 cups
1 teaspoon
To decorate
12
6
green jelly candy (halved)
6
chocolate Sprinkles
cup
plain Dark chocolate (60 % cocoa solids)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
sugareggOrange
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

2 Pots, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Fine grater, 1 Sieve, 1 Potato masher, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: Heat the oven to 200°C (180° fan) 400°F gas 6. Place paper cases in a 12 hole muffin tin.
2.
Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Stir in the sugar.
3.
Beat together the milk, egg, melted butter and orange zest. Add to the flour with the marmalade and stir well.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until well-risen and golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.
5.
For the buttercream: beat the butter in a bowl until light and creamy. Gradually sift in the icing' sugar and beat well until smooth. Stir in the vanilla.
6.
Divide the mixture in half and colour one half orange and the other half blue. Spread on top of the cakes.
7.
To decorate: insert cocktail sticks in 6 marshmallows. Put a little water and green food colouring in a small bowl and stir. Using a small brush, paint the colour on the marshmallows. Don't get them too wet, just enough to colour them quickly. Set aside to dry.
8.
Cut the remaining marshmallows into 4. Place on the orange buttercream cakes to form 'Boo'.
9.
Place 2 halves of green jelly candies and a red candy on the blue-topped cakes.
10.
Put the chocolate into a small plastic freezer bag. Tie the end and heat in the microwave for 20 seconds bursts, until the chocolate has melted. Snip a small hole in one corner.
11.
Pipe chocolate' faces' and 'hair' on the green marshmallows and leave to set. Pipe the white marshmallows as in the 'photo.
12.
Place the marshmallows on the cakes. Decorate the orange buttercream cakes with chocolate sprinkles.