A band of monsters, ogres, and madmen casts an ominous spell from the tops of otherwise innocent cupcakes.
The Martha Stewart Show, October 2009
- <a href="/recipe/monster-vanilla-cupcakes">Vanilla</a> or <a href="/recipe/monster-chocolate-cupcakes">Chocolate</a> cupcakes
- <a href=" /recipe/monster-swiss-meringue-buttercream">Swiss Meringue Buttercream</a>
- 3 cups sweetened shredded coconut, lightly toasted
- Assorted candies, for decorating
- Frost tops of cupcakes with a smooth, even layer of buttercream. Place toasted coconut in a bowl. Holding cupcake at an angle over the bowl, press coconut into frosted top of cupcake, letting excess fall back into bowl. Add candies to create facial features.
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