Halloween Witch Cupcakes
12
cupcakes
35 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Nutrition

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

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