Frosting Recipe
  • 1 C soft unsalted butter
  • 4 + C powder sugar
  • 4 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Red gel food coloring
  1. Cream the butter and powder sugar until it looks light and creamy.
  2. If it doesn't cream add several drops of the heavy whipping cream.
  3. Test to see if the frosting can form and hold a stiff peak.
  4. Add several drops of red gel food coloring....mix well...Make sure the red is the color that you want.
  5. If not add more powder sugar ½ C at a time.
  6. Test to make sure that the frosting can make and hold a stiff peak.
  7. Scoop the frosting into a pastry bag with a 13 inch round frosting tip.... twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
  8. Frost the cupcakes by starting at the outer edge of the cupcake in a circle until you reach the center of the cupcake....Build a second smaller swirl and then top it with a smaller third swirl.....Add 2 edible eyes to the center of this frosting dollop....Add 4 pieces of red cherry Twizzlers, pull'n'peel candy as the crabs legs.
Recipe by BargainBriana at