Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Here is a new fun Halloween treat! You will need an piping bag with a flat tip to get the strips of the bandages. You can then decide how bundled your mummy should be. I like the light wrapping look with the chocolate cupcake peaking through, but feel free to bundle them up some more!

This is a really fun chocolate cupcake recipe for any day too. I was definitely confused about the boiling water added at the end, but it has made for some really nice moist cupcakes. These are really nice little light cupcakes that are great treats!

If you want some more yummy Halloween treat, how about trying out these easy 5 Minute Halloween Treats or these lovely Merengue Ghosts!

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

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This recipe makes two dozen small cupcakes at 117 calories each.

Ingredients:

Cakes:

  • 1 cup all-purpose or plain flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs strong espresso/coffee
  • 1//2 cup milk
  • 3 Tbs butter (melted)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup boiling water

Icing:

  • 85g butter (softened)
  • 165g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Candy eyes (you can get these from things like Hobby Craft and baking shops)

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325F or 160C and line two muffin trays with cupcake liners.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.                                             DSC_9124
  3. Add the coffee, milk, butter, egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.   DSC_9125
  4. Turn the mixer to a low speed and slowly add the boiling water.      DSC_9126
  5. Turn up and beat the batter on medium high for about one minute.
  6. Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners, filling them about 1/2 full.          DSC_9127
  7. Bake for c.15 minutes, until a toothpick can be inserted and comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cupcakes to fully cool while you make the icing.
  9. For the icing, beat the butter until it lightens in colour.
  10. Slowly add the icing sugar while mixing on a low speed.
  11. Once fully combined, add the vanilla and beat on high for five minutes.
  12. Spoon the icing into an icing bag.
  13. Use small dots of icing to attach two eyeballs near the centre of each cupcake. DSC_9132
  14. Using a flat icing tips, pipe out bandages across the cupcake.

Now you can eat and enjoy these spooky treats!

Here is an easy to print version:

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Ingredients:

Cakes:

  • 1 cup all-purpose or plain flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs strong espresso/coffee
  • 1//2 cup milk
  • 3 Tbs butter (melted)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup boiling water

Icing:

  • 85g butter (softened)
  • 165g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Candy eyes (you can get these from things like Hobby Craft and baking shops)

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325F or 160C and line two muffin trays with cupcake liners.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, cocoa, powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the coffee, milk, butter, egg and vanilla and mix until well combined.
  4. Turn the mixer to a low speed and slowly add the boiling water.
  5. Turn up and beat the batter on medium high for about one minute.
  6. Scoop the batter into the cupcake liners, filling them about 1/2 full.
  7. Bake for c.15 minutes, until a toothpick can be inserted and comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cupcakes to fully cool while you make the icing.
  9. For the icing, beat the butter until it lightens in colour.
  10. Slowly add the icing sugar while mixing on a low speed.
  11. Once fully combined, add the vanilla and beat on high for five minutes.
  12. Spoon the icing into an icing bag.
  13. Use small dots of icing to attach two eyeballs near the centre of each cupcake.
  14. Using a flat icing tips, pipe out bandages across the cupcake.

 

 

 

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