From cute to creepy, these Halloween cupcake decorating ideas will be a hit at your Halloween party or potluck.
Who doesn’t love cupcakes? They’re sweet, pretty, and easy to eat without a fork.
But beyond that, cupcakes can also bring out a cook’s creativity. Think of all that buttercream as raw material to add whatever colors, shapes, and textures strike your fancy.
With Halloween on the way, I’ve been collecting clever ideas for dressing up cupcakes with everything from cute (candy corn and pumpkins) to traditional (witches’ hats and ghosts) to downright creepy (eyeballs and green slime).
Here are some of the best Halloween cupcake decorating ideas to inspire your baking adventures.
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25 genius Halloween cupcake decorating ideas
1. Witch hat cupcakes via Tastes Better from Scratch
2. Bloody red velvet cupcakes via The Little Epicurean
3. Monster cupcakes via Life with the Crust Cut Off
4. Dirt cupcakes via Like Mother Like Daughter
5. Frankenstein cupcakes via Your Cup of Cake
6. Cauldron cupcakes via A Pumpkin and a Princess
7. Spider cupcakes for Halloween via Texan Erin Baking
8. Chocolate Halloween cupcakes with cream cheese frosting via Just a Taste
9. Skeleton cupcakes via Cookies and Cups
10. Black magic cupcakes with mystical sprinkles via Wanderspice
11. Pumpkin Halloween cupcakes via Craft Create Cook
12. Jack Skellington cupcakes via Disney Family
13. Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting via Cooking Classy
14. Creepy broken glass cupcakes via Easy Baked
15. Dirt pudding cupcakes via My Baking Addiction
16. Monster strawberry cupcakes via Yummy Crumble
17. Swirly Halloween cupcakes via Make Bake Celebrate
18. Haunted cupcakes via Today’s Parent
19. Slimy cupcakes via Make Bake Celebrate
20. Brain and blood cupcakes via Everyday Annie
21. Cookies and cream tombstone cupcakes via Your Cup of Cake
22. Monster claw Halloween cupcakes via Bakingdom
23. Halloween eyeball cupcakes via The Cupcake Blog
24. Halloween swirled cupcakes via Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
25. Halloween cauldron cupcakes via Cookies and Cups
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