Halloween is near and there is no better way to celebrate than with a cupcake! This year why not skip the bakery and whip up something frightfully decadent to share? Your family and friends are going to love these 25 Halloween cupcakes, and you are going to appreciate how easy these are to make thanks to the well written instructions these recipes offer!
From creepy cupcakes that look like brains but taste like a dream to cupcakes that look like ghosts and are totally boo-tiful, this list has something for everyone on it. Picking just one to try from this list of 25+ Halloween Cupcakes that Friends will Love will be the true challenge. I am crazy about the egg free, dairy free and completely creepy eyeball cupcakes and Cauldron cupcakes are delicious and frightfully festive. No matter which one you decide to make, you can expect it to be a huge hit this Halloween!
Inspiration for adorable cupcakes for your Halloween party
If you’re looking for inspiration for adorable cupcakes for your Halloween party, look no further. These 25 Halloween cupcake ideas will have your friends “ooh-ing” and “ahh-ing” over your creativity, and they will be the hit of the party. Even better, perfection is overrated with these cupcakes; if you make a mistake, it adds to the character. So pull out your decorating supplies and have some fun!
If you are taking cupcakes to a party, or just spreading spooky cheer to your family, I think everyone will appreciate any of these! Not that there’s anything wrong with a standard orange iced cupcake with sprinkles, but these ideas really take things to the next step! Not all of the recipes are creepy, so there will be plenty of options to meet your cupcake needs this Halloween.
Cupcakes are the perfect Halloween dessert – they are portion-controlled (though it’s hard to eat only one!), they are a blank canvas to decorate however your heart desires, and they are easier to transport and display than a full cake. That makes them a ghoulishly great treat for your Halloween festivities.
My kids and love to decorate Halloween cupcakes. We’d set aside a Saturday afternoon and gather around the dining room table, trying to top each other with scary or creative ideas. I’d mix up a bunch of colours of buttercream icing, buy red and green gel icing, throw in pretzels, mini-Oreos, and any other appropriate décor I could find, and off we’d go. Some of them turned out to be masterpieces only a mother could love, but we had a great time!
I can’t wait to hear which of these Halloween cupcake recipes is your favourite! I have made a few of these recipes and I plan to make a few more to make this year extra delicious!
Halloween inspired cupcake ideas
I have a few great cupcake recipes on site you might want to check out. Bloody Bone cupcakes are a favourite with my family. If you are looking for something less spooky to share, these Pumpkin Patch cupcakes are always popular.
25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!
- 1. Creepy Brain Cupcakes
- 2. Bloody Cupcakes
- 3. Oreo Spider Cupcakes
- 4. Bloody Knife Halloween Cupcake Recipe
- 5. Halloween Treat: Monster Four Legged Cupcakes
- 6. DIY Hootie Owl Cupcakes
- 7. Eye of Newt Cupcakes
- 8. Skull Candy Cupcakes
- 9. Maleficent Cupcakes with Horns Inspired by Disney
- 10. Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes
- 11. Halloween Spider Cupcakes
- 12. Creepy Eyeball Cupcakes (Egg-free, Dairy Free)
- 13. Minion Pumpkin Cupcakes
- 14. Super Fun Halloween Cupcakes In A Jar
- 15. Worms In Dirt Cupcakes
- 16. Oreo Stuffed Spider Cupcakes
- 17. Easy Monster Eye Cupcakes
- 18. Monster Cupcakes
- 19. Skeleton Cupcakes
- 20. Cauldron Cakes
- 21. Witch Hat Mint Chocolate Cupcakes
- 22. Mickey Mouse Mummy Cupcakes
- 23. Witches Broom Cupcakes
- 24. Black & Orange Velvet Halloween Cupcakes
- 25. Ghost Halloween Cupcakes
More Halloween Cupcake Recipes
- Trick or Treat Cupcake Parfaits
- The Walking Dead Inspired Cupcake
- Spider Cupcakes Halloween Treat Idea
Cupcakes are always a huge hit and Halloween is the perfect time to bring out the creativity! Find more Halloween recipe ideas on our blog!
There are some really creative cupcakes here, hard to choose which ones to try!
I feel the same too Kristi!
Thanks for sharing our Monster Eye cupcakes! I love these recipes; I’m definitely giving the Creepy Eyeball Cupcakes a try next!
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So many cute ideas!! I just love the candy eyeballs you can buy 🙂
Thanks for the list of recipes! I am actually baking cupcakes today for the office party tomorrow… I will have to check these out and pick one!
Lots of great and creative cupcakes here, the owls are so cute!!
Oh my, these are fabulous, I especially like the owls. So many good ones here. 🙂
There are so many cute ideas to store for next year,
These are all made with such creativity! My “Halloween” cupcakes are white or chocolate with orange frosting:).
I love adorable cupcakes. I’d make some of these all year round!
I love the ideas! I love baking cupcakes and going to bookmark these for Halloween
Thanks so much for sharing our Easy Monster Eye Cupcakes! These all look so fun and delicious – i’ll be trying some more of these this Halloween.
Those looks like great tasty cupcakes. Very nice to eat.
Brains Brains Brains. What a great thought for a Halloween cupcake.