Our bewitchingly good sweets only seem like magic — with easy-do directions, it’s a breeze to transform ordinary ingredients into Halloween delights. Whether you want scary cupcakes to add more “boo!” to your bash or prefer a more charming take on classic holiday flavors, just take your pick from one (or more!) of our eye-popping ideas.
12 scary cupcakes for sweet Halloween fun
1. Eyeball Cupcakes
Everyone will go googly-eyed for these scary cupcakes made sweet with mini marshmallows and M&M’s.
2. Surprise-Inside Candy Corn Cupcakes
The real magic of these cupcakes is found inside: a hidden “candy corn” made of creamy Marshmallow Fluff frosting.
3. Frankenstein Cupcakes in Jars
Layers of frightfully fun cake and frosting with Frankenstein cookie toppers add up to sweet and scary cupcakes.
4. Ghost Cupcakes
A pouf of whipped cream and couple of jelly beans are all you need to whip up some fun with these adorable treats infused with almond and coconut.
5. Vampire Cupcakes
Talk about scary cupcakes! Kids of all ages will get a kick out of our bloody good bites.
6. Pull-Apart Cupcake Graveyard
Folks will be dying to get a taste of this treat that doubles as a showstopping centerpiece for a ghoulishly good gathering.
7. Jolly Candy Corn Cupcakes
Smiles are guaranteed with these clever treats inspired by the iconic Halloween candy.
8. Rainbow Witch Hat Cupcakes
They’ll be spellbound when you serve these extra-fudgy chocolate and toffee bits
cupcakes topped with rich buttercream frosting and candy witch hats.
9. Black Cat Cupcakes
Here’s a black cat everyone will be glad crossed their path: our purrfect-for-Halloween chocolate cupcakes in festive holiday colors.
10. Jack O’-Lantern Cupcakes
A little Halloween magic transforms mini cupcakes into jolly jack-o’-lanterns set on top of a pumpkin-spice “patch” of even more yum.
11. Batty Cookies ‘n’ Cream Cupcakes
You won’t need a spell to conjure up these silly sweet treats — just cake mix, ready-to-spread frosting and Oreo cookies.
12. Spider Swirl Cupcakes
Rich coconut frosting tops lemony cupcakes that are easy to make with
a mix — and spider-shaped sprinkles are stirred right into the batter.
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