13 Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas that You’ll Drool Over

13 Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas that You’ll Drool Over

Halloween is just around the corner. How’s your cupcake decorating ideas going? Have you thought of what you’ll be serving your spooky-loving friends and family yet?

We do take our Halloween pretty seriously, so even when it comes to serving cupcakes, it just has to have the right amount of spookiness. Just take a look at these drool-worthy cupcake decorations.

 

Spider Oreo Cupcakes

Pipe 4 legs on both sides of the Oreo that sits on top of the frosting. Pipe a tiny bit of chocolate on the bottom of two eyes and place on the Oreo.

Via Texanerin

Spider Oreo Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Halloween Cone Witch Hat Cupcakes

These cupcakes don’t have to be for the kitchen expert. They are made with a box of chocolate cake mix and rather the fun is in the design.

Via Frugal Coupon Living

Halloween Cone Witch Hat Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Zombie Brain Cupcakes

Celebrate Halloween with some delicious blood red beet spice cupcakes with simple brain icing decorations any zombie (or zombie fan) can appreciate. The recipe uses beets instead of artificial food coloring. Perfect for the Walking Dead.

Via Bren Did

Zombie Brain Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Bloody Red Velvet Cupcakes

Bloody Red Velvet Cupcakes: traditional red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting drizzled with raspberry coulis. Decorated finished cupcakes with royal icing knives.

Via The Little Epicurean

Bloody Red Velvet Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Two-Tone Rose Red Velvet Cupcakes

This two-tone icing effect is very striking but isn’t complicated to do and could be used with whichever two colors you choose, the rose pattern is achieved using a Wilton 2D nozzle.

Via Domestic Gothess

Two-Tone Rose Red Velvet Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Drácula Cupcakes

These cupcakes are as mysterious as the Dark Lord himself. Fairly simple to decorate, you just need extra black buttercream frosting with a smattering of red sprinkles.

Via Cupcakes a Diario

Drácula Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Monster Cupcakes

Brightly colored cupcakes with candy eyes on them — kids and adults alike will surely get a kick out of these!

Via Life with the Crust Cut Off

Monster Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Witch’s Legs Cupcakes

Using fondant, make the two legs and shoes. If you can’t get the stripes on the legs just right, try using a solid color orange or purple instead.

Via Punchbowl

Halloween cupcake

Cupcake with witch’s legs

 

Monster Strawberry Cupcakes

These strawberries have come alive!  Moist strawberry cupcakes with vanilla buttercream and crushed Oreo cookies with a frightening strawberry monster.  These Monster Strawberry Cupcakes will make a killer impression at your next Halloween party!

Via Yummy Crumble

Monster Strawberry Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Skeleton Cupcakes

Who could resist a cute cupcake with a skeletal frame comprised of a marshmallow skull and yogurt mini pretzel ribs supported by a lollipop stick? Whip up a batch of these bony characters with your favorite cake mix and canned frosting.

Via Woman’s Day

Skeleton Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Slimy Cupcakes

Seriously so easy and yet big difference! Why not gross out the kids and whip up some of these slimy treats?!

Via Make Bake Celebrate

Slimy Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Graveyard Cupcakes

Chop up a couple of handfuls of Mini Snickers, Milky Ways, Twix and 3 Musketeers bars to sprinkle on top of the frosted cupcake. To make the skeleton hands and bones, simply melt white chocolate chips, and use a piping bag to draw the shapes onto a parchment paper-lined baking tray.

Via Happiness is Homemade

Graveyard Cupcakes - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Black Cats and the Hollow Moon

Melted candy lollipops form the full moons backlighting these bad-omen cats.

Via Lady Behind the Curtain

Black Cats and the Hollow Moon - cupcake decorating ideas

 

Don’t you just love how these cupcake decorating ideas scream Halloween? Spooky, creepy and with just the right amount of blood and gore. (Okay, not really gore!)

For more cupcake decorating ideas, not necessarily for Halloween, check out these cool books; Hello, Cupcake!, What’s New, Cupcake?: Ingeniously Simple Designs for Every Occasion, The Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes

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