Halloween is our favorite time of year, it even beats our Christmas. Our family would like to share some of the recipes we found scouring the internet for good eats to celebrate this year. Cupcakes are easier for us to make and decorate, especially when little hands are helping. We hope you enjoy this selection of 15 Haunting Halloween Cupcake Recipe Ideas.
Please feel free to comment below any of your own favorites or finds, we would love to add to our collection.
Cute Oreo Bat Cupcakes – Today’s Parent The bat isn’t the only surprise this treat presents.
Frankenstein Cupcakes – Your Cup Of Cake Spooky, adorable and easy!
Frankenstein Reese’s Cupcakes – Your Cup Of Cake Just click the link above & look towards the end of the post for this version!
Candy Corn Cupcakes – The Curvy Carrot Nothing says fall and the Halloween season than these sweet colorful treats!
Mummy Cupcakes – Sugar & Charm Dab a small amount of frosting on the back of the eyes, then stick them on the cupcake. Using a flat frosting tip, make lines across the cupcake, layering them and making different angles. It will start to resemble a mummy! You can use a premade cake mix & frosting to make these. The photo process is very easy to follow.
Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes –Midwest Living Make these pumpkin look-alikes with orange frosting, fine and coarse orange decorating sugar, and pretzel sticks or rods. Simple yet gorgeous.
Skeleton Cupcakes – Woman’s Day Using a premade mix & frosting makes this one less intimidating. A skeletal frame comprised of a marshmallow skull and yogurt mini pretzel ribs supported by a lollipop stick? And you got one scarily sweet treat!
Ghost and Tree Cupcakes – Inspired By Charm Again another cute cupcake! I think that the tree would be the most difficult part of the recipe for me, but the detailed photos show step by step how it can be done.
Easy Witch Cupcakes – Your Homebased Mom These cupcakes made me laugh. They remind me of the witch decoration that you hang on the side of a tree or building. The recipe itself is only a few clicks away within this post. But the whole post is worth looking at before clicking on to the recipe.
Cute Owl Cupcakes – One Charming Party These fabulous cupcakes are easy enough for even the littlest of bakers.
Scarecrow Cupcakes Angie McGowan on Babble I can’t say anything more than “These are too cute to eat! Well almost- I could devour them in twos.”
Gravestone Cupcakes – Chick A Bug & Pure Joy Events These are amazing! The do require technique to be able to pull the whole thing together. Check out the Gravestone Toppers made by Chicabug and the click the link within the post to go to the tutorial for the Gravestone Cupcakes. I think the little skulls &bones are an adorable addition to the tops of these cupcakes.
Jack-O- Lantern Cupcakes – Betty Crocker Using a premade cake mix & cream cheese frosting never looked so fun. These cute cupcakes will be a hit for any family gathering.
Monster Cupcakes – Life With The Crusts Cut Off This simple recipe is extremely easy to make, you can make from scratch or use a mix. I believe the choosing the dye for the whipped frosting is going to be my favorite part, besides adding all the eye-balls!
Zombie Brains Cupcakes – Brendid Celebrate Halloween with some delicious spice cupcakes with simple brain icing decorations any zombie (or zombie fan) can appreciate. Beautiful clear photos of the whole process