Halloween Cupcake Ideas. While a lot of people love the decorations or the costumes on Halloween, there is a whole other group that obsesses over partying and trick or treating. Then there are those, who are there for the creepy looking but absolutely, downright delicious Halloween party food. There are a variety of party food items that you can opt for to make your Halloween party a lot more exciting for your guests. One of the best picks from a long list of options is the cup cake.
The cup cake is versatile and there is a lot that can be done with it. The fact that the cup cake is loved by all is another great reason, why you should incorporate it in your Halloween party menu. In case you are looking for some way to make your cup cakes more exciting, here are some great ideas to turn your innocent cup cakes into something that befits the Halloween scene.
1. Witch’s Cauldron Cup Cakes :
Make some delectable dark chocolate cupcake with bright yellow and orange frosting. Top the whole thing up with a fondant cauldron and fill it with green coloured white chocolate melt to make the witch’s cauldron cupcake.
2. Candy Corn CupCake :
No Halloween is complete without a bit of candy corn. Make yellow and orange cupcakes, topping them up with bright white coloured frosting. The cup cake already looks like a candy corn inspired one, to make the resemblance stronger just finish them up by sprinkling a couple of candy corn on top.
3. Liquorice Mice cup cakes :
Shape your cup cakes like little mice and cover them with white frosting to give them the resemblance. Use liquorice to make eyes, ears and a tail. Give your guests a shock before they pop one into their mouth.
4. Chocolate Pumpkin Cheese Cup Cakes :
Simply make some pumpkin flavoured chocolate cupcakes and top them with orange coloured cream cheese frosting to make a stunning looking dessert for your Halloween party.
5. Chocolate Witch’s Hat Halloween Cupcake :
The best and most popular cupcake options to try and make or serve this Halloween are the chocolate Witch’s Hat cupcakes. Make a batch of yummy dark chocolate cupcakes and top them up with a tempered chocolate witch’s hat to complete the look.
5. Black Magic Bat Cupcakes :
If you have a hard time to keep your hands off chocolate, this is the perfect Halloween dessert for you. Top your chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache frosting and wing the top with an oreo broken into half to form bat wings. Make some beady eyes with fondant and you are sorted.
7. Witch Silhouette Cupcake :
If you like working with fondant, this is good enough to be your Halloween cupcake. Make a cupcake of choice and top it with a clean white fondant circle. You can either paint a witch’s silhouette on it using a stencil or just use a painted stamp to do it. Do not forget to use edible colours.
8. Bloody Halloween Cupcakes :
This can really put some in the groove for Halloween. Top a cupcake with white butter cream frosting and dribble fake blood on. This fake blood is made from slightly diluted strawberry jam. Top the whole thing with a fondant white sheet ghost.
9. Spider Web CupCakes :
Top your favourite cupcake with a chocolate ganache topping. Cut out a web designs from a piece of white fondant and leave them on the kitchen table to harden. Place them on the cup cake to achieve the desired look.
10. Pumpkin Cup cakes :
You no longer have to labour away in the kitchen to make fabulous cupcakes for Halloween. Just make some orange hued cupcakes with butter frosting and top them up with pumpkin candy and you are sorted.
11. Double Pumpkin Cup cakes :
Use two chocolate cupcakes and glue them together with frosting to create a round pumpkin. Top these up with orange, white and chocolate frostings and green fondant stems to complete the pumpkin look.
12. Ghost cupcakes :
White frosting looks drastically bright and inviting on dark bases. Make a chocolate cupcake and top it up with white frosting. Pipe it up spirally to make it look like a ghost with tiny dotted eyes. You can also choose to make these cup cakes vegan and gluten free for your gluten intolerant friends.
13. Skeleton Cupcakes :
Make your favourite flavoured cup cakes and top them up with white frosting to for the base for your marshmallow-y skeletons. Pipe your meringue into a skeletal shape and bake them to make them into little skeletons. Pop them onto the cup cake to make delicious treats.
14. Stuffed upside down cup cake :
Make a chocolate cup cake with chocolate and green frosting. This will give them the resemblance of earth and grass. Stick to fondant made human legs into the frosting. Make sure, that they are upside down.
15. Dirty Cupcakes :
Let the kids have some fun with it. Top your favourite cup cake with messy chocolate frosting and crushed chocolate. Then decorate them with gummy worms and candy spiders to make them look soil-y and dirty.
Make any or all f these cupcake varieties to give a new dimension to your Halloween party this year.