Halloween Cupcake Ideas | Candy Corn Cupcakes + More!
For the cupcakes:
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
For the frosting:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line muffin tin with liners; set aside.
  2. Beat sugar, butter, and vanilla in a large bowl on medium speed for about 3 minutes. Add eggs making sure to beat well.
  3. Spoon flour lightly into a measuring cup. Use a knife to level the flour. Mix flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt with a whisk until well mixed.
  4. Alternately add flour mixture to sugar mixture with milk. Mix well after each addition. DO NOT OVERMIX!
  5. Pour cupcake batter into liners and bake for 22 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely before frosting.
To make the frosting,
  1. beat butter, half of the sugar, and salt with a blender with a whisk attachment on low speed. Pour in remaining powdered sugar, one cup at a time, mixing well until fluffy and smooth.
  1. Make the candy corn pops according to the manufacturers instructions. Insert the pops in to the cupcake and sprinkle with seasonal decorations!
Recipe by Moms Need To Know ™ at http://momsneedtoknow.com/halloween-cupcake-ideas-candy-corn/