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Published on October 17th, 2013 | by Kristen Swain

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Brains, Brains, BRAAAIINNNSS cough cough

Sorry, my throat was a little froggy and I was trying to clear it. Yes, I have BRAINS cupcakes. Brains, Brains, BRAAAIINNNSS! You’ll be a real smart mom if you create these for your Halloween party. How fun, and delicious too!

After I made my cupcakes, I whipped up some canned- yes- canned frosting. If you follow my steps, you can have the easiest icing that doesn’t taste store bought. For reals even!

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First, I add a canister of cream cheese frosting, any manufacture, just not the whipped stuff. Put your mixer paddle on and begin beating the icing. Add in about 1 cup of 10x (confectioners) sugar and then put your mixer on it’s highest speed for about 5 minutes. The result is fluffy creamy and superb icing.  It’ll be a little thicker for you to pipe it as well. For these cupcakes, I put just a teeny tiny dab of pink color, and then let it whip.

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To make these cute brains. Allow your cupcakes to cool.

Then using a round tip and piping bag ( you can buy these at pretty much any craft store), Pipe on an oval mound across the middle of the cupcake.

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Then make a loop of frosting at the top of the mound.

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On one side, put a zigzag that goes from the side loop to the bottom of the cupcake.

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Do the other side of the cupcake and your brain is complete.

 

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I also put in some simple picks for fun. I printed names out on some cardstock, and cut it out, then looped it around bamboo skewers, and topped it with a black gem. Very easy and cute.

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Aren’t these fun!

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I’m sure you can come up with more fun names then just the few I created. Have a fun party!

kris ( muwahahhahhah!)

 



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