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To honor Friday the 13th and all the superstitions that come along with it, try out our Black Cat Cupcakes from iCookbook’s Halloween 2011 collection. Share this spooky treat with your loved ones, and remember that 13 is just a number, and our previously released iCookbook collections can still be found and purchased from the Paid tab in the iCookbook store!

Black Cat Cupcakes

Yield: Makes 24 servings

Serving Size: 1 cupcake

Black Cat Cupcakes

Celebrate Halloween or Friday the 13th with these fun, easy-to-make cupcakes

1 package (about 18 ounces) cake mix, any flavor, plus ingredients to prepare mix
1 container (16 ounces) chocolate fudge frosting
White decorating icing
Graham crackers
Black string licorice
Assorted candies
Preheat oven to 350°. Line 24 standard (2-1/2-inch) muffin cups with paper baking cups.
Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling two-thirds full.
Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Frost cupcakes. Pipe two mounds in center of each cupcake for cheeks. Pipe mouths using white decorating icing. Cut graham crackers into small triangles; press into cupcakes for ears. Decorate cat faces with licorice and assorted candies.

Recipe © 2012 Publications International, Ltd.

Photo © 2012 Publications International, Ltd.

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