Halloween Witch Cupcakes

Halloween Witch Cupcakes
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Give your witch a personality by individually creating a face with candies.
35 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
12 cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

3/4 cup
sugar
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/2 cup
sour cream
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Half & Half
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

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 12 muffin pan cups; set aside.
  2. Combine all cupcake ingredients in bowl; beat at medium speed well mixed.
  3. Spoon batter evenly into prepared muffin pan cups. Bake 16-18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from muffin pans to cooling rack; cool completely.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cupcake)

Calories
740
Cholesterol
60mg
Carbohydrates
129g
Protein
5g
Fat
26g
Sodium
320mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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