Vampire Cupcakes

Idea gallery #1321
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Vampire Cupcakes
Ingredients and Supplies
  • standard size cupcakes
  • buttercream icing
  • large star tip
  • vampire edible lay-ons
  • 3" round cutter
  • black food color
  • red food color
  • flesh food color
  • rolled fondant
  • red piping gel
  • clear piping gel
  • pastry bag
Using pastry bag fitted with large star tip, pipe buttercream icing on to cupcake. Place lay-on on top of cupcake. Using red piping gel, accent cupcake with blood spots.

Color small amount of fondant black, a smaller amount red, and a larger amount flesh; be sure to leave some white for the sharp teeth. Roll flesh colored fondant and cut round pieces with 3" cutter. Roll black fondant and half of a round piece. Use a sharp knife to cut out pieces to resemble vampires head. Attach to top of cupcake with thin layer of buttercream icing. Smooth pieces together. Mold small pieces of flesh colored fondant for ears and nose; attach with clear piping gel. Using a sharp knife, cut out eyebrows and mouth; attach with clear gel. Cut out eyes and roll small red balls for eyeballs; attach with clear gel. Cut teeth out of white fondant and attach with clear gel.

Icing Layons - Vampire & Werewolf Assortment
Icing Layons - Vampire & Werew...
KC-8725P
Unit: 6/pkg.
Red Write On Piping Gel
Red Write On Piping Gel
77-2550
Unit: 1.5 oz. tube
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
Black Satin Ice Rolled Fondant
77-767
Unit: 2 lb. tub
Fleshtone CK Food Color Gel/Paste
Fleshtone CK Food Color Gel/Pa...
40-1062
Unit: 1 oz. jar
Black Standard Baking Cups
Black Standard Baking Cups
85-319051
Unit: 500/pkg.
Deep Red Standard Baking Cups
Deep Red Standard Baking Cups
85-319151
Unit: 500/pkg.
Stainless Steel Round Cookie Cutter
Stainless Steel Round Cookie C...
ATC-4901
Unit: 1
Clear Write On Piping Gel
Clear Write On Piping Gel
77-2664
Unit: 1.5 oz. tube
12" Featherweight Decorating Bag
12" Featherweight Decorating B...
31-12
Unit: 1
Red Red Americolor® Soft Gel Paste Food Color (Old # 41-8019)
Red Red Americolor® Soft Gel P...
ACR-119
Unit: 3/4 oz. bottle