Halloween Brain Cupcakes with Edible Shards of Glass
Servings
9cupcakes
Cook Time Passive Time
30min 1hour
Servings
9cupcakes
Cook Time Passive Time
30min 1hour
Ingredients
Cupcake Base
  • 100g flour
  • 100g sugar
  • 100g Butter
  • 2large eggs
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1drop red food colouring
Brain Topping
  • 1pack icing fondant
  • 3tbsp red jame.g. strawberry or seedless raspberry
  • orange and pink food colourwhen working with white icing
Shards of Glass
  • 100g sugar
  • 50ml water
  • 1tsp lemon juiceor cream of tartar
Instructions
Cupcake Base
  1. Mix together sugar and butter until smooth and fluffy. Add flour, eggs and food colouring, mix, and bake in a cupcake tray at 190° for 20 min.
Brain Topping
  1. Mix a few drops of red and pink food colour into the white fondant until desired colour is achieved. Place in the fridge for 10 min to harden slightly. Take little pieces make several thin roles. Place them on top of the cupcake making random shapes. Leave a slight gap between the two halves of the brain. Cover with a thin layer of jam.
Shards of Glass
  1. Bring sugar, water and lemon juice to a boil. Keep mixture on medium heat while occasionally stirring. Once mixture has reached a temperature of 145° (or edges start turning yellow) take of the stove immediately and quickly poor onto a tray lined with baking paper. Once hardened, crack into pieces with a knife and stick into cupcakes.