Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Half-Life Vortigaunt CupcakesFrosted cupcakes based off the Vortigaunts from Half-Life.


These alien beasties with their Shakespearian speech are quite the characters in Half-Life 2: Episode Two. They’re popular enough to have been made into a plush toy!
Ingredients:

Your favorite cupcake (any flavor)
White frosting
Red food coloring
Green food coloring
Mini Marshmallows
Almond slices
Red M&Ms

Start with the red frosting and frost a band across the cupcake to create the dominate large red eye.

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Stick two mini marshmallows on either side of the cupcake. Pulling down the cupcake liner a bit will help to hold to the marshmallow to the side of the cupcake.

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Frost the rest of the cupcake with green frosting.

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Add four almond slices – all roughly the same size – for the teeth.

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Add a red M&M to the eyeball.

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

Half-Life Vortigaunt Cupcakes

“Ah, what pit would be complete without the Freeman climbing out of it?”

These make for good monster cupcakes for Halloween to boot!

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