Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes
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2 Reviews
These festive cupcakes will look perfect as a centerpiece at any kid or adult Halloween party.
45 min
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
24 cupcakes

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

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.
  2. Combine all cupcake ingredients in bowl; beat on low speed until combined. Increase speed to medium; beat until well mixed.
  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. 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. 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. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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

Rating

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

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