Candy corn topped haloween cupcakes

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

My grandchildren were visiting and oh lord, I didn't have any snacks!! I had a bunch of cake boxes, frostings, etc. And I had just come home the previous day with a couple pkgs of halloween sprinkles, so I made these cupcakes and they were a big hit with the little ones....and the big ones too, lol.


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Serves:

12-24 depending on the pan size

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
white cake mix, along with called for ingredients on box
2 tsp
vanilla
30
drops, yellow food coloring
20
drops yellow food coloring
12-14
drops red food coloring
1 can(s)
vanilla frosting
various sprinkles, ie; orange and black
1 bag(s)
candy corn
haloween themed paper cupcake holders

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven 350. Place paper cupcake liners in cupcake pans. I used a lg 6 count cupcake pan along with a smaller 12 count pan. Lightly spray the cupcake liners w/ cooking spray.
2
In lg bowl, w/ mixer on med-high, mix cake mix and called for ingredients, adding vanilla to mix. Divide batter into 2 separate bowls equally. Drop in 30 drops yellow food coloring to one bowl and whisk until smooth.
3
Drop in remainder yellow food coloring and the red food coloring to 2nd bowl and whisk until smooth. Fill cupcake liners 1/3-way full w/ yellow batter. then spoon about 1/2 orange batter onto top of yellow batter until the cups are 2/3-full. Bake as directed. It took about 15 mins for the small pan and 18 mins for the lg pan in my oven. Cool, take cupcakes and set them on a platter. frost, sprinkle w/ desired colored sprinkles. Top w/ several candy corns.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Candies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids