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Glittery Pumpkin Cupcake

Glittery Pumpkin Cupcake
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  • 1 teaspoon coarse orange sanding sugar or orange sprinkles
  • 1 vanilla cupcake with vanilla frosting
  • 1 1-inch piece green licorice twist or gummy worm


  1. Place the sugar in a small bowl. Dip the cupcake in the sugar to coat. Top with the licorice to make the stem.
By October, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per ServingServing Size: 1 cupcake
  • Calories 499
  • Fat 23g
  • Sat Fat 14g
  • Cholesterol 96mg
  • Sodium 281mg
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 69g
  • Sugar 54g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 57mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Sanding Sugar and Spooky Sprinkles by Crate & Barrel
You don't need be a pro to create this easy look—simply dip the cupcake into a bowl of colored sanding sugar and top with a piece of green licorice twist.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.