Halloween is fast approaching and it’s time I give you some fun spooky tips for it. In this post, I will teach you how to decorate your chocolate cupcakes creatively for Halloween. All you have to do is make your basic muffin/cupcake recipe and add funny things to it.

Here’s how to decorate your chocolate cupcakes this Halloween.

What you’ll need (for 6 cupcakes):

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– Basic chocolate cupcakes ingredients (found here)

– 100 grams of unsalted butter

– 4 tablespoons of sugar

– 2 tablespoons of fresh cream

– Yellow food colorant

– Red food colorant

– White cotton candy

– 6 biscuit cones

– Any chocolate tablet of your choice, cut in small pieces

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1) Make the cupcakes. Recipe here – without the jam and adding 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder if you want them chocolatey

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2) Make the orange frosting: In a mixer bowl, mix the butter, the cream and the sugar at high speed until creamy. Add 2 teaspoons of yellow colorants and 0.5 teaspoons of red colorant, dosing as you go and mix it with a spoon until it’s orange

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3) Repeat the following steps for each cupcake:

– Spoon the frosting on top of the cupcake, making sure you keep it mostly in the middle

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– Add cotton candy on top of the frosting leaving one side empty

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– Press down the biscuit cone on top of the cotton candy

– Add 2 small chocolate pieces to make eyes to the old man 😉

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And there you have it! An easy and creative way to decorate your cupcakes this Halloween! It’s really fun if you have kids around as well; it’s guaranteed laughter in the kitchen!

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