Cupcakes would would have no modesty without a nice, thick coat of icing enrobing their delicate interiors. Cover up your cupcakes this Halloween while dressing them up in the chicest of cupcake fashion styles by swathing them in vanilla icing and candy corn.
Check out this cake decorating video to learn how to make buttercream vanilla icing and how to decorate your cuppies for Halloween.
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Happy Halloween Vanilla Cupcake Icing. This is a buttercream icing that is easy to make and spread on cupcakes.
¼ cup butter, softened to room temperature
3 cups confectioner's sugar (icing sugar)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons water (more may be added, if needed)
dash of salt
10 drops yellow food coloring
1 drop red food coloring