Dancing Skeleton Cupcakes ( Recipes)


Dancing Skeleton Cupcakes!

These sweet and silly skeleton cupcakes make Halloween special  – plus they’re simple to make.  Serve them at a party, bring them into school, or make any night spooktacular for the kids!skeletoncupcake

RECIPE – makes a dozen


  • 1 box of your favorite cake mix (+ ingredients listed on box)
  • 1 can of chocolate frosting
  • white frosting
  • black frosting
  • mini marshmallows


  1. Follow instructions on box for preparing and baking cupcakes.Allow cupcakes to cool thoroughly before decorating. Frost cupcakes with chocolate frosting and set aside. If you are not using decorating frosting/icing in a tube with a fine tip, simply put frosting/icing into a sandwich size plastic bag, seal and then snip off the very end of one corner of the bag with a scissors to create a “make-shift” pastry bag for piping on your silly skeleton designs. Do this with both your white and black frosting/icing.
  2. Now it’s time to have some fun. Using the picture as a guideline, be creative and give your silly skeletons some of your personality.
  3. For help with placement, place a mini marshmallow on the cupcake as the head and then start drawing on the skeleton – starting with the neck and spine, adding on the bones and exaggerating the joints. If you need some inspiration, sing “Dem Bones” The leg bone’s connected to the knee bone, The knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone, The thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone…
  4. Finish off your silly skeletons by drawing on his face with the black frosting. Arrange on platter and serve.
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Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali, co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Partybluprints Blog, a are lifestyle and entertaining experts. In October 2010, Dawn and Elizabeth published their first book, Plan to Party.  Their mission is to make home entertaining simple and special. Dawn and Elizabeth have been featured on NBCTODAY Show, Fox TV Good Day NY, Good Housekeeping, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Consumer Report’s Smart Shopper, Redbook Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, Money Talks News, Denver Life, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Fox News Strategy Room, CBS NY2, and many more regional and local radio shows and newspapers. In addition, they have been featured on countless sites and blogs including,,, and’s “Insider’s Blog”.


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