Halloween Witch Cupcakes

Halloween Witch Cupcakes

Give your witch a personality by individually creating a face with candies.

35 min.prep time 1:15total time
12 cupcakes
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Cupcakes

3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Frosting

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
7 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/8 teaspoon green gel food color

Decorations

1 (12-ounce) package real semi-sweet chocolate chips
12 sugar ice cream cones
12 chocolate wafer cookies
Decorator candy eyes
Assorted candies
Red and black gel icing

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups; set aside.


Combine all cupcake ingredients in bowl; beat at medium speed well mixed.


Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups. Bake 16-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from muffin pans; cool completely.


Beat 3/4 cup butter in bowl at medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar and 1/8 teaspoon salt alternately with milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla, beating at low speed and scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in corn syrup and food color. Set aside.

Place chocolate chips in bowl; microwave 1 minute or until melted. Brush chocolate onto sugar cones, coating completely. Brush remaining melted chocolate over 1 side of each chocolate wafer cookie; place coated cones on top of cookie, pressing down slightly. Let stand until set.

Frost cupcakes with green frosting, creating mound of frosting in center. Press candy eyes into frosting; press candy into frosting for nose. Use red gel icing to create lips; use black gel icing for hair. Set witch hat on top of frosting, pressing down slightly to secure.

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

Calories: 740

Fat: 26g

Cholesterol: 60mg

Sodium: 320mg

Carbohydrates: 129g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #16075©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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