Unspooky Treats: Halloween Peep Cupcakes

October 16, 2013

These not-so-spooky treats, are a fun way to celebrate the  holiday without the scare factor. We love our Foodista contributor; Lady Catherine Gourmet for adding this fun idea for the little ghost and goblins to enjoy. So cute! 

Halloween Peep Cupcakes

Submitted by Lady Catherine Gourmet

For Chocolate Cupcakes:
1/4 cup boiling water
3/4 cup semisweet dark chocolate
5 tablespoons butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup cake flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk (1/2 cup milk plus 1/2 teaspoon vinegar; Let stand for 10 minutes to curdle)
For Icing:
3 tablespoons butter
2 cups confectioner's sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Ghost Peeps

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