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Black Cat Cupcakes

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  • Fit a piping bag with a #4 plain tip and fill with 1/4 cup frosting; set aside. To make eyes, cut an 1/8-inch thick slice off the larger end of each gumdrop; add a small piece of licorice lace to the cut side of each slice. For ears, cut chocolate coating dots into triangle shapes with a paring knife. Cut licorice laces into 1 1/2- to 2-inch lengths for whiskers.

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  • Frost cupcakes; coat generously with chocolate sprinkles. Insert ears into the icing of each cupcake, add whiskers and eyes and pipe a frosting nose.

Nutrition Facts (Black Cat Cupcakes)

532 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 13g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 81mg; sodium 279mg; potassium 104mg; carbohydrates 76g; fiber 1g; sugar 59g; protein 4g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 583IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 30mg; iron 1mg.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

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  • In a mixing bowl, beat butter and cream cheese together until creamy, about 2 min. Stir in cocoa. Add confectioners' sugar, 1 cup at a time, mixing well. Beat in vanilla extract and milk and stir until smooth. Can be refrigerated up to one week; bring to room temperature and stir before using. Makes 3 cups.

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