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Turkey Cupcakes

December 1, 2009
Family Features
Prep Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 45 min.
Makes: 24 cupcakes

1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist Devil's Food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2 containers (1 pound each) Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy milk chocolate frosting
1 tube (4.25 ounces) Betty Crocker white decorating icing
1 tube (0.68 ounces) Betty Crocker brown decorating gel
Candy corn
Chocolate candy sprinkles

1. Heat oven to 350∞F (325∞F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cake as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
2. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Place remaining frosting in corner of resealable freezer plastic bag. Snip off small corner of bag.
3. To decorate each cupcake, pipe 1-inch mound of frosting on 1 side of cupcake to look like head of turkey. Make eyes with white decorating icing and brown decorating gel; add candy corn for beak. To make feathers, pipe frosting on opposite side to hold candy corn; place candy corn upright on frosting to look like feathers. Sprinkle chocolate candy sprinkles near head and at base of feathers. If desired, add candy corn at base of cupcake for feet. Store loosely covered.

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Fact Box

Sometimes, it's the little turkeys - not the centerpiece feast - that can be tough to manage during Thanksgiving. By giving your younger guests something to do while the main course is being prepared, they will stay busy and feel like they have a role in the big day. Switch up the typical pumpkin pie dessert and capture their attention by helping them exercise their imagination with these Turkey Cupcakes. For more ideas, visit
Source: Betty Crocker



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