Monday, October 28, 2013

As Seen on TV: Vampire Brownie Bites // Easy Halloween DIY Recipe

Looking for something fun and festive to make for your Halloween party? Try your hand in these vampire brownies! It's super easy and kid-friendly - perfect if you're looking for something quick and impressive!

What you need:
Brownie mix
Chocolate sandwich cookies
Nerd candies
Candy Corn

Prepare brownies according to package/recipe.
Let cool and cut into even rectangles.
Trim off the edges of sides of rectangle to resemble a coffin (trim short edges on one side, longer edges on opposite)

Cut off the white tip of the candy corn. Cut the white piece in half so that they are even in size.
Twist off one of the cookies, leaving one cookie with cream filling.
Mark with a knife a triangular peak on the top of the cream.
Place two nerds of the same color as eyes.
Construct the fangs beneath the eyes near mouth.

Secure onto brownie coffins with frosting or cream cheese buttercream. 

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Spotted: Spooky Halloween Cupcakes and Treats on set of "Winging it, Buffalo Style"

Halloween is a cupcake decorator's dream holiday. The more gross, the better! Case in point, the Lola Pearl Bake Shoppe Halloween segment on "Winging It, Buffalo Style" this morning. Here are some snapshots of our favorite gross-out treats. 'Tis the season!

For full video, click here
"Bat's eye view" of the bloody eyeball red velvet cupcakes
Caramel "earwax" marshmallows
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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Who's your "mummy" [Halloween] cookies

You've got to love a cookie cutter that can be tansformed into different things. 

Case in point: The gingerbread cookie cutter that was once voodoo dolls can also be spooktacularly awesome mummy cookies! 
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Voodoo Doll Cookies

What's better than taking revenge on an ex by eating the head off a voodoo doll cookie?! 
So clever!
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Spooky Halloween Cupcakes

Frankenstein Monster Cupcakes
We love Halloween! But we love Halloween cupcakes more! Which one is your favorite? 
Death By Chocolate Cupcakes
Red Velvet Brain Cupcakes
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mini Cupcakes = Bite-sized beauties

While shoving your face into a dessert is one of our favorite pastimes, once in a while it's fun to pop in a mini dessert. Case in point: these bite-sized beauties.

But the question is: If you could have just one, which would you choose?

Cinnamon cake with cream cheese frosting?
Funfetti cake with vanilla frosting and sprinkles on top? 
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Spider Cupcakes - Ready for Halloween!

Along came a spider......
These Halloween cupcakes are all dressed up and ready to scare!

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Perfectly Pink Birthday Cupcakes

Nothing says birthday special like cupcakes with pink buttercream and rainbow sprinkles. 
The star tip is the most classic of the swirls and gives a celebratory scream worthy of any birthday! 
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