Given that the spooky season is upon us, I thought I would share some Halloween cupcakes with everyone. These Bloody Broken Glass Cupcakes are delicious and in this recipe I show how to make broken glass. Its easier than it looks. There are a lot of instructions but once it all comes together its easy to make broken glass cupcakes!
Broken Glass Ingredients
2 C water
1 C light corn syrup
3 1/2 C sugar
1/4 tsp cream of tarter
1 cookie sheet
Fake Blood Ingredients
1/2 C light corn syrup
1 tbsp corn starch
1/4 C water
1 tbsp red food coloring
Directions for Broken Glass – how to make sugar glass
Using a large sauce pan, combine the water, corn syrup, sugar, and cream of tarter
Bring the mixture to a boil
Once mixture is boiling, insert a candy thermometer and boil sugar syrup until the temp reaches 300 degree.
Once the temp reaches 300 degrees, spray a cookie sheet with pam spray and pour the sugar onto the cookie sheet
Allow to cool overnight
Using a medium bowl, mix together the corn syrup, cornstarch, and water until combined
Add in the drops of red food coloring and mix until combined
Makes 22 Cupcakes
1 box of Vanilla cake mix
3 eggs room temp
1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
1 C 2% milk
1 TBSP pure vanilla extract
2-3 tbsp red food coloring
Preheat oven to 350.
Line cupcake pan with the white cupcake liners
In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
Mix in the red food coloring
Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.
(I also have this Basic Buttercream Recipe you can use)
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
2 1/2 C powder sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
1 disposable piping bag with a star tip
Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
Scoop frosting into a piping bag and frost the cooled cupcakes
Using a hammer, break the glass into different sizes of shards
Place randomly into the cupcake frosting
Pour the red coloring around the shards on the cupcakes to make the bloody broken cupcake look more real