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    Make These Meatloaf "Cupcakes" And Trick All Your Friends For April Fool's Day

    They're totally normal, I swear.

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    Meatloaf Cupcakes #AprilFools

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    INGREDIENTS

    Servings: 6-10

    Meatloaf "Cupcakes":

    1 pound ground beef

    2 carrots, grated

    1 yellow onion, grated

    2 eggs

    ¼ cup ketchup

    1 cup bread crumbs

    1 cup parmesan, grated

    2 cloves garlic, minced

    2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

    1 teaspoon salt

    ½ teaspoon pepper

    Mashed Potato "Frosting"

    2 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed

    1 teaspoon salt

    1 tablespoon butter

    ½ cup milk

    Parsley for topping

    PREPARATION

    # Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.

    # In a bowl, mix together the meatloaf ingredients.

    # Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.

    # Fill the muffin liners with the meatloaf mixture and pat down to form a dome.

    # Bake meatloaf cupcakes for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through.

    # In a saucepan over medium heat, add the potatoes, water to cover the potatoes, and salt.

    # Bring potatoes to a boil, then reduce the heat and cover.

    # Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender.

    # Drain the water and add in the butter and milk.

    # Mash the potatoes with a fork until smooth.

    # Fill a ziplock bag with the mashed potatoes and pipe the potatoes onto each meatloaf cupcake to resemble frosting.

    # Sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!