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One Eyed Alien Cupcakes

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  • 1 box vanilla white cake mix
  • 1 container vanilla white icing
  • 2 bags of Trolli’s gummy octopus
  • 4 lime green gel food coloring
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 12 cupcake liners
  • 12 candy eyes
  • 1 ziploc bag


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. Mix eggs, oil, water, two drops of food gel, and cake mix together.
  3. Place cupcake liners in a cupcake tin.
  4. Fill each cupcake liner 2/3rds full with batter.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until lightly golden brown.
  6. Remove and allow to cool.
  7. In a small bowl, mix frosting and two drops of food gel.
  8. Frost each top of the cupcakes.
  9. Place octopus on top.
  10. Put some frosting in the ziploc bag and cut off tip.
  11. Pipe a dot on the eye and then place the eye on the octopus.
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