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Icky Eyeballs Cupcakes

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It’s easy to see why these cupcakes have appeal: They’re easy and creepy.
-- Deborah Geering, for the Journal-Constitution

Hands on time:   Total time: 1 hour  Serves: Makes 12


    Basic Buttercream Frosting (see separate recipe entry)
    Candy eyes (or black frosting and decorator’s writing tip)
    Red decorating gel


Frost the cupcakes with white icing. Smooth the surface.
Place a candy eye in the center (or draw one with black frosting)
Use red gel frosting to drizzle squiggly lines from the center of the cake to the edges, giving the top of the cupcake a bloodshot look.


Prep time will vary depending on ingredients used and decorator's level of expertise.

Total nutrition information will vary depending on the cupcake used.


Per eyeball (frosting and decoration only): 364 calories (percent of calories from fat, 42), 3 grams protein, 51 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 17 grams fat (10 grams saturated), 96 milligrams cholesterol, 217 milligrams sodium.

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