Boo! You’ll Love These Frightfully Cute Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Jill Holtz

September 27, 2020

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Are you looking for ideas for Halloween cupcakes? We’ve rounded up some super fun Halloween-themed cupcake recipes and how-to ideas for you. It’s safe to say the kids will love these frightfully cute Halloween cupcake ideas!

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Cupcakes are ideal for small fingers, and celebrating seasonal holidays like Halloween is a good excuse to change up the icing and decorations.

Pick up a few extras during your weekly shop like edible googly eyes, and you and the kids can have a blast making these Halloween cupcake ideas!

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Frightfully Cute Halloween Cupcake Ideas

Ghost Cupcakes

halloween ghost cupcakes


I think these floating ghost cupcakes from are so cute. She has used fondant for the ghost “sheet” and promises that they are are easy to make, your kids will love to help make the ghosts.

Jack Skellington Cupcakes

jack skellington cupcakes


For those fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas and Jack Skellington you’ll love these fun Jack Skellington cupcakes from Just make a batch of chocolate cupcakes then use white buttercream icing and some black icing to make his face features.

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Witches Hat Cupcakes

witches hat cupcakes


Make Witches Hat cupcakes this Halloween, you’ll find the recipe and instructions to follow at, each cupcake is topped with green frosting and a handmade witches hat topper!

You could alternate them with witches feet cupcakes like ones from Wizard of Oz, like this cute example we found on Pinterest:

witches feet cupcakes

Bat Cupcakes

bat cupcakes betty crocker


We love these cute bat cupcakes, made with dark chocolate cupcake mix from Betty Crocker, some oreos, chocolate icing and some edible googly eyes.

Mummy Cupcakes

mummy cupcakes


These Halloween mummy cupcakes (instructions on are fun and festive, but not super time-intensive. And as Mum Tina points out, don’t beat yourself up if you end up going the cake mix route for the cupcakes, the kids are not going to care.

Frankenstein Cupcakes

Frankenstein Cupcakes


I love these cute Frankenstein cupcakes that are easy to decorate and almost too adorable to eat! You’ll find the instructions and recipe on

Jack O’Lantern Cupcakes

jack o lantern cupcakes


Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without a pumpkin cupcake. These Jack-O-Lantern Cupcakes from are super easy and your kids could make each face different too.

As mum Stefanie points out, carvings for Halloween originated in Ireland, where turnips used to be carved, and it wasn’t until the tradition came to America that pumpkins started to be used.

Black Cat Cupcakes

These Black Cat cupcakes look really fun and easy to make. You’ll need chocolate sprinkles and googly eyes. Then have fun assembling your little cat cakes! You’ll find all the instructions on where you will also find a downloadable template that you can print and use for the cats’ ears.

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Have your say! Which of these Halloween Cupcake ideas was your favourite? Do you plant to make any of them for Halloween? Tell us in the comments below. 

Boo You'll Love These Frightfully Cute Halloween Cupcake Ideas

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