5 Haunted Halloween Cupcakes (Slideshow)

Bake these sweets for a perfectly themed Halloween party

Candy Corn Cupcakes

Because parties really are all about the sweets, Tori Spelling shared with us some great tips for glamming up our average cupcakes with Starburst candy cord. Just apply this adorable design to your favorite cupcake recipe and violà! You have a party ready cupcake in no time!

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Halloween Cupcakes

These tropical cupcakes are made with coconut, orange zest, and a whole lot of chocolate. While they sound like a summery treat, the color combo is perfect for Halloween! These cupcakes will make a flavorful, subtle accent to your holiday dessert table.

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Orange Cupcakes with Cream Cheese

These orange cupcakes are topped with zesty orange frosting, which will perfectly match your color scheme this Halloween season.

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Red Velvet Gore Cupcakes

Boo! You don't have to wait until Halloween to make these festive and fun red velvet cakes. They're sure to be a hit with kids at birthday parties (and grown-ups, too)!

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Pumpkin SCREAM Cheese Cupcakes


What is more perfect for Halloween than a pumpkin-flavored cupcake? The pumpkin purée (which has a similar consistency to applesauce) is actually the perfect ingredient to use as a substitute for oils and fats in baking. The end result is an incredibly moist cupcake that has the fiber and health of pumpkin without the fat and calories of oil. With such a healthy cream cheese cupcake, this recipe allows for a slight splurge on the frosting. To make it even more Halloween-friendly, add a couple drops of orange food dye and top with a green stem candy to make it look like a little pumpkin!

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