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Spooky Surprise Cupcakes

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So deliciously simple, it's scary! That's the secret behind this recipe for moist Duncan Hines Devil's Food cupcakes with a sweet cream cheese surprise filling. Scare up some smiles from your little monsters with these Spooky Surprise Cupcakes, the frightfully fun treats.

  • Hands-On Time:1 Hour
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings: Makes 24 cupcakes
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Arrange paper liners in 2 (12-cup) muffin pans
  2. Blend cream cheese, 1 egg, sugar and food coloring in medium bowl until smooth and creamy; set aside.
  3. Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Evenly spoon batter into prepared pans. Place a dollop of cream cheese mixture in center of each cupcake.
  4. Bake 21 to 24 minutes or until cupcakes spring back in center. Cool completely
  5. Spread top of each cupcake with chocolate frosting. Place vanilla frosting into a resealable plastic bag. Cut a pinpoint hole in one corner of the bag. Starting in the center of cupcakes, pipe frosting in circles on top of cupcakes, making each circle larger than the previous. Drag a toothpick through the circles towards the edges of the cupcakes to create a spider web.
  6. Makes 24 cupcakes. Serve cupcakes on colorful platters or cupcake stands and decorate with fun spider rings and spooky themed candies.

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buy key lime juice

buy key lime juice

You don't necessarily need to buy key limes which are not always available in the produce section. Key lime juice also comes in a bottle. You'll find it on the grocery shelf by the bottled lemon juice.


Red Velvet Heart Cakes

Red Velvet Heart Cakes

Using one packet of Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake mix, spread evenly in two slice tins and bake.When cooled, turn out and using a heart shaped cookie cutter cut shapes. Spread strawberry jam over half the hearts and top with piped pink cream.place tops on, add a little swirl of piped pink cream and dust with icing sugar. Place little candy hearts in cream and there you have it, perfect gifts for valentines or just as a thank you :-)





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