Karli Whetstone's Witch's Cauldron Cupcakes - WSMV Channel 4

Karli Whetstone's Witch's Cauldron Cupcakes

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Ingredients

Cupcakes

-2 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 cup of butter, softened

-1 t baking soda

-1-½ cups of granulated sugar

-½ t salt

-3 large eggs

-7oz semi-sweet chocolate

-2 t pure vanilla extract

-1 heavy cream

-12 pieces of black licorice

-12 small pretzel sticks

Directions:

-Preheat oven 350 degrees F

-In large bowl combine and mix: flour, baking soda and salt -In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and butter until completely melted. Stir continuously.

-Transfer melted chocolate and butter into a large mixing bowl, and using electric mixer, add sugar. Beat until well blended.

-Add vanilla, and one egg at a time until mixed well -Finish by alternately adding flour mixture and cream, until the mixture is completely smooth.

-Fill each cupcake paper 3/4 of the way full with batter and bake for 8-10 minutes (makes 12 jumbo cupcakes) -once cupcakes are completely cool remove them from the cupcake paper and level the top of the cupcake so when it is turned over it can sit level. 

-Using a small steak knife hollow the cupcake being careful not to cut completely through the cake.

-Fill each hole with the candy of your choice.

-Ice each cup cake with black icing leaving a small section on the top so the green icing can be added to make the cauldron.

-once the green icing is in place use a piece of black licorice to make the cauldron handle.

-to make the witch's spoon use a small pretzel stick.

Icing

1 stick butter, softened

-4 T heavy cream

-1 stick shortening

-2 lb bag of confectioner's sugar

-2 t clear vanilla extract

Directions:

-Combine butter, shortening, vanilla, and 4T heavy cream in mixing bowl, mix well.

-Slowly adding confectioner's sugar, continue mixing until mixture is completely smooth. If needed to further cream mixture, add heavy cream 1 T at a time, until icing has desired texture.

-Icing will need tinted to black saving 1 cup of the icing to be tinted green. Using Icing color mix black and green into the icing until desired color is reached.

 

 

 

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