Bloodshot eyeball cupcakes

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Enjoy some frightening fun with these eye-catching Bloodshot Eyeball Cupcakes.

Drag a toothpick dipped in red food color along the white frosting to draw the “bloodshot” lines.
Bloodshot Eyeball Cupcakes recipe
  • 1 package (2-layer size) red velvet cake mix
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 container (16 ounces) cream cheese frosting
  • McCormick Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye
  • Assorted decorations, such as red ring-shaped candies or gum drops and black candy-coated pieces

Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla to batter.

Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.

Frost cupcakes. Place a ring-shaped candy or sliced gum drop in the middle of each cupcake for the iris. Attach a candy-coated piece with some frosting for the pupil.

Place small amount of red food color in a disposable paper cup. Using a toothpick, draw “bloodshot” lines in the white frosting. Or, tint any remaining white frosting red with red food color. Spoon frosting into small resealable plastic bag. Snip a small corner from bag. Pipe frosting to create the bloodshot lines.

Makes 24 cupcakes

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