Candy Corn Cupcakes
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Candy Corn Cupcakes

These festive cupcakes will look perfect as a centerpiece at any kid or adult Halloween party.

24
cupcakes
45 min
PREP TIME
2 hrs
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cupcakes

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup milk

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

Frosting

1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 (7-ounce) jars marshmallow crème

2 to 4 tablespoons orange juice

Yellow food color

Orange food color

24 candy corn candies, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cupcake ingredients in bowl; beat on low speed until combined. Increase speed to medium; beat until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups. Bake 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine 1 1/2 cups butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in bowl. Beat on medium speed until creamy. Add marshmallow crème; continue beating until well mixed. Add orange juice, tablespoon at a time, until frosting is spreading consistency.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon 1 1/2 cups frosting into one bowl; tint with yellow color. Place 1 1/4 cups frosting into second bowl; tint with orange food color.

  6. STEP 6

    Place yellow, orange and white frosting each into separate piping bags fitted with star tips. Pipe yellow frosting in swirled circle pattern onto each cupcake; pipe orange frosting onto yellow frosting. Top with white frosting to create candy corn colors. Place 1 candy corn into white frosting, if desired.

Nutrition

370Calories
18Fat (mg)
75Cholesterol (mg)
280Sodium (mg)
49Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  October 11, 2015

Very good, I kept adding oj until I got the thin icing, but not watery, great fall recipe, kids loved em, thanks

— says Angie
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  October 05, 2014

nice recipe but not appropriate for a cupcakes. The finished product was too heavy for cupcakes

— says Annette
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