This cute little chimp comes to life with easy-melting Candy Melts®! Ice cupcake smooth; attach easy-to-make candy plaque muzzle and ears. The Monkey Munchie Cupcakes are more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
Bake cupcakes in White Standard Baking Cups and cool completely on Cooling Grid.
Prepare Chocolate Buttercream Icing recipe and ice cupcakes smooth with chocolate icing using Spatula.
Melt White Candy Melts according to package directions. Tint small amounts of melted Candy Melts light pink and black using Garden Candy Color Set.
For face, cover Monkey Upper and Lower Face pattern with a sheet of Non-Stick Parchment Paper. Melt Light Cocoa Candy Melts according to package directions and combine with a small amount of melted White Candy Melts for tan shade. Fill Disposable Decorating Bag with tan melted candy. Outline and fill in pattern; refrigerate until set.
For eyes, pipe white melted Candy Melts on Upper Face; refrigerate until set. Add pupils with black melted candy and return to refrigerator until set.
For nose and mouth, pipe black melted candy onto Lower Face. Pipe cheeks with pink melted candy. Refrigerate until set.
Carefully peel upper face and lower face off parchment paper. Position upper face on cupcake; slightly overlap lower face piece. For ears, insert 2 Cocoa Candy Melts half-way into top of cupcake.
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