CONTEST WINNER: Spooky Delights

CONTEST WINNER: Spooky Delights


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This "spooky" recipe was the winner of the Spook-tacular Halloween Recipes Contest! These treats will surely make your little ghouls eyes pop!

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  • Cake:
  • 2/3 C. butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 C. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 C. all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 C. milk
  • Frosting:
  • 12 oz. whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 C. confectectors' sugar
  • red decorator gel, or desired color
  • Decorations:
  • Gummy googly eyes
  • Halloween sprinkles
  • Colored sugar

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In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake in 350-degree oven for 25 minutes. Let cool.


In a large mixing bowl, combine all three ingredients and mix well. Cut the center chunk out of each cupcake and set aside. Fill cavity in cupcake with a large dollop of frosting. In the front of the cavity, stand a gummy eyeball. Decorate with halloween sprinkles and colored sugar. Cover leftovers loosely and refrigerate.

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