Spooky Halloween Cupcakes
Here are some
great ideas for Halloween!
These spooky Halloween cupcakes will delight both the boys and the girls at
your party this
Boo Ghost Cupcake
The first one is a boo ghost cupcake that was made with ordinary,
store-bought white cake mix (we used Betty Crocker SuperMoist). We covered
the cupcake with Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting.
We then took a small amount of Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy white frosting
and warmed it in the microwave oven for about 5 seconds.
A regular white marshmallow was placed on top of the cupcake and some of the
softened white frosting was spooned on top of it. You want some of the
white frosting to drip on top of the chocolate frosting, like what is shown in
The final step is to press two small chocolate chips into the marshmallow to
create the eyes. (Helpful Hint: You might have to press the chips
in with a toothpick to get them to stick).
The Upside: These cupcakes tasted very, very good!
The Downside: Each one of these bad boys had about 340 calories!
Like the ghost cupcake above, the Frankenstein cupcake was made with
store-bought white cake mix and covered with Betty Crocker Rich &
Creamy chocolate frosting.
Since the cake part of the cupcake is not visible, you could use
chocolate cake mix if your family prefers it.
Like the cupcake above, we placed an ordinary white marshmallow on top of the
Next, some of the white frosting is warmed in the microwave for
about 5 seconds.
Then, green food color is added to the warm white frosting. The
recipe we used called for 25 drops of the green food color, but you can
stop adding it once you have mixed it well and the color looks right.
Then you spoon some of the warm green frosting over the top of the
marshmallow and allow some of it to spill over onto the chocolate frosting
as shown in the picture.
Two chocolate chips were pressed into the green frosting as eyes.
We used some black gel to make the mouth. (Helpful Hint: Be sure to
practice drawing the mouth on a piece of paper before trying it on one of the
Finally, some red fruit roll-ups were cut up and placed on top to create
Like the ghost, these cupcakes also tasted wonderful and had about 340
The picture below shows both kinds of these spooky Halloween cupcakes
The recipes for these spooky Halloween cupcakes appeared on page 51 in
the Betty Crocker Halloween magazine Volume 19, Number 8, that was on
display until September 7, 2010.
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