1.To make butter cream; beat butter until white as possible, gradually beat in half the sifted icing sugar then milk, then remaining icing sugar. Beat until smooth.
2.Spread frosting (or butter cream) over top of cupcakes.
3.Unwrap Minties. Place one Mintie at a time on a small microwave-safe plate; heat in the microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (75%) for 5 seconds or until Mintie has softened. (Be careful as Minties may be very hot.)
4.When cool enough to handle, carefully stretch the Mintie, pulling it into thin strips. Cut the strips into lengths long enough to fit across the top of the cupcake. Lay strips of stretched Minties over cupcakes, overlapping to represent a mummy’s bandage. Repeat with the remaining cupcakes and Minties.
5.Position M&Ms on cakes for eyes.
35cm (14-inch) square cake board These cute little cakes would also be a welcome treat at a halloween party for younger children. Cupcakes should be decorated the day of serving as the Minties will dissolve if left overnight. Store cakes in an airtight container at room temperature. If you can’t find un-iced cupcakes, use iced ones and trim the icing from the cakes.