DIY: Halloween Cupcakes

No tricks, just treats!

This year I decided to make some simple cupcake treats for our new neighbors!

Everything was purchased at Walmart so it was relatively inexpensive.

Shopping List:

  • Duncan Hines Signature Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • Betty Crocker Rich and Creamy Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Betty Crocker Rich and Creamy Milk Chocolate Frosting
  • Great Value Halloween Sprinkles Mix
  • Great Value Black Sparkling Gel
  • Great Value Red Sparkling Gel
  • Great Value Baking Cups
  • Strawberries
  • Minute Maid Orange Juice
  • Treat Boxes with Window
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Step 1: I simply followed the instructions on the box for cupcakes and voila, base done!

Step 2: I then intended to make some strawberry compote for delicious blood decor. However, because I only used strawberries, the compote did not turn out very red. Instead, it looked more like smashed brains or guts. I used this easy compote recipe very loosely. It only takes 20 minutes and a couple ingredients that you might already have in your fridge!

*All I used was strawberries and orange juice and it came out perfectly sweet, no sugar added.

Step 3: Next, I took a couple sandwich ziplock bags and cut a corner to insert decorative tip. It didn’t work out so well on the first application, so I opted out of using the tips. I didn’t really have a plan on how I would decorate, so I just did random swooping motions.

Step 4: After the cupcakes had been frosted, I did random drawings and sprinkled randomly on others.

This is the end result!

Some came out cute and some not so much, but I had fun doing it!

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KarlaWife and mother to a baby boy and 2 kitties! Enjoys life and adventures. Loves writing, Pinteresting, and pumpkin spice everything!
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