Pull-Apart Gingerbread Man | Food Network

Recipes / American Recipes
 14 Dec 2017   
Get the recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchen/pull-apart-gingerbread-man-3364299 Pull-Apart Gingerbread Man Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen Total: 1 hr Active: 1 hr Yield: 24 servings (2 cupcakes per) Level: Easy Ingredients Ginger-Molasses Frosting: 4 sticks (2 cups) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons unsulfured molasses 1 tablespoon chocolate-hazelnut spread, such as Nutella 3 cups confectioners' sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Gingerbread Man: 48 mini cupcakes (preferably gingerbread), liners removed Assorted gumdrops, candies and royal icing, for decorating Directions Special equipment: a large, flat serving platter a large pastry bag fitted with a star tip a small pastry bag fitted with a round tip For the ginger-molasses frosting: Beat the butter, molasses and chocolate-hazelnut spread with an electric mixer on medium-high speed in a large bowl until completely smooth. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, ginger, vanilla and salt and beat on medium low, increasing the speed as the ingredients begin to incorporate. Beat on medium high for a few seconds until the frosting is completely smooth. For the gingerbread man: Arrange the cupcakes on the platter in a gingerbread man shape (use about 14 cupcakes to make the head, 14 to make the arms and chest and 20 to make the tummy, legs and feet). Transfer the frosting to a large pastry bag fitted with a star tip and pipe swirls to generously cover each cupcake top (the frosting on each top should touch its neighbor). Then fill in any gaps with a squeeze of frosting. Decorate as desired with gumdrops and candies. Fill a small pastry bag fitted with a round tip with royal icing and use to decorate as desired. Copyright 2015 Television Food Network, G.P. All rights reserved. Subscribe to our channel to fill up on the latest must-eat recipes, brilliant kitchen hacks and content from your favorite Food Network shows. Watch free FULL EPISODES of Food Network shows: http://www.foodnetwork.com/videos/full-episodes?soc=youtube Like Food Network on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoodNetwork Follow Food Network on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foodnetwork/ Follow Food Network on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FoodNetwork Visit Food Network online: http://www.foodnetwork.com


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