We know you love baking cupcakes so you'll love our Halloween party cupcake recipes from scary 'brain' cupcakes to delicious Halloween-themed treats.
Halloween cupcakes are a must in any spooky banquet, and we know you’ll love our Halloween party cupcake recipes. From scary ‘brain’ cupcakes to delicious Halloween-themed treats, we have plenty of Halloween cupcake ideas to scare the kids in the most delicious way. It’s that time of year again when you get to show off your spooky, gruesome cupcake recipes that are sure to impress all the kids and their parents – you guessed it, it’s time for Halloween recipes!
Halloween cupcakes are the perfect choice for any celebratory occasion and can be easily transformed to make scary, yet delicious treats that will complete any Halloween party or gathering. Whether you want to create quirky pumpkins or spooky spiders this Halloween, we’ve got some great recipes to choose from.
We’ve rounded up our top 16 Halloween cupcake recipes (it was a tough job) and popped them all in one place for you. Our favourites include a range of both simple and challenging recipes – which ones will you choose to make this year?
For those who want to rustle up a quick ghost or spiders’ web you can try our scary fairy cakes or Halloween carrot muffins. Or if you want to push your cupcake decorating skills to the next level try making your very own gingerbread gravestones with R.I.P. on them – very impressive. Not too mention our Halloween whoopie pies and pumpkin and maple cupcakes.
With all these scary cupcakes to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice this Halloween! Get baking now in time for the big day.
Browse through to see all of our amazing, spooky Halloween cupcakes…
First up are these effective Halloween eyeball cupcakes…
Watch how to make these gruesome eyeball cupcakes with our step-by-step video guide.
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These clever worm toppers thankfully do not taste as disgusting as they look. Made with crushed Oreos and tasty fudge ‘worms’, these cupcakes will get everyone talking at your Halloween party.
Get the recipe: Halloween worm cupcakes
The kids are going to love these tasty Halloween fang cake decorations made with fondant and mini marshmallows.
We just love these easy to make Frankenstein cupcakes. They’re sure to complete any Halloween party food spread.
Get the recipe: Frankenstein cupcakes
These witch hat cupcakes aren’t as hard to make as you might think – just take a look at our easy recipe.
Get the recipe: Witch hat cupcakes
These little guys are sure to turn a few heads and they are also so fun to make. Make these spooky ghosts in minutes with our video recipe.
These vampire cat cupcakes might look spooky but the orange buttercream makes them taste delicious – a must have for your Halloween party.
With a few clever tips and tricks you can transform basic cupcakes into wild and wacky cauldrons using our easy recipe.
The kids will love baking, decorating AND eating these Halloween fairy cakes, They might look impressive but only take around 40 mins to make and bake.
Look at this friendly little vampire! Isn’t he cute? Get the kids involved making their own vampire cupcakes and see how wacky they can make the faces and expressions.
These cupcakes aren’t just topped with a pumpkin face, there’s pumpkin puree inside too!Get the recipe: Pumpkin and maple cupcakes
Create your own graveyard with these spooky tombstone cupcakes with a tasty gingerbread twist.
Use red and black food colouring on these vanilla icing-topped ‘brain’ cupcakes – a gory addition to any Halloween party.
Buy coloured icing to create these brilliant monster designs, guaranteed to be a winner with the kids at Halloween.
Ghost design? Spider’s web? Or even the gruesome eyeball? Turn decorating these cupcakes into a kids’ party game!
They will never guess there are cupcakes under these spiders! Creepy enough that you almost don’t want to eat them… almost!