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Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe

| October 14, 2016 | 16 Comments

 

Bloody Bone Cupcake

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake 

The Bloody Bone Cupcake recipe is not for the faint-hearted! How a little bit of red food colouring mix to some corn syrup can make it look like blood dripping! This cupcake recipe is definitely a fan favourite to serve at a Halloween Party. It’s a delicious chocolate cupcake with a butter cream vanilla frosting and topped with a gummy bone. Yummy!

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Cocoa
  • 1 1/2 TSP Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 TSP Baking Powder
  • 1 TSP Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Oil
  • 1 Cup Boiling Water
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter

Bloody Bone Cupcake Directions:

  • Combine 1 Cup of the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter and mix.
  • Line the cupcake tins with paper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Scoope a tablespoon of the graham cracker crumbs into the cupcake liner. set aside 
  • Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  • In a separate bowl add the eggs, whole milk, and oil.
  • Add the bowl containing the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla to the bowl holding the dry ingredients.
  • Mix all together until fully incorporated.
  • Beat for 3 minutes on medium.
  • Slowly add the boiling water starting with a small amount then pour in the remaining boiling water.
  • The batter may be a little runny.
  • Scoop batter into cupcake lined cups until 3/4s filled.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

 

Bloody Bone Cupcake

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake

 

Bloody Vanilla frosting:

  • 1 Cup unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 3 Cup powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla 
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream 
  • 2-3 drops of red food colouring
  • 1 Cup corn syrup
  • 1 bag of gummy bones

Directions 

  • Combine all ingredients except the corn syrup and food colouring
  • Mix on medium speed until frosting doesn’t fall off a spoon. 
  • Place into a piping bag with a star tip and frost onto cooled cupcake.
  • In a small bowl, combine the corn syrup and the red food dye, mix until combined. 
  • Take a fork and dip it into the corn syrup, drizzle over the cupcakes for a blood effect. 
  • Place gummy bone on top.  

I hope you enjoyed my Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake recipe!  If you make it, make sure to share with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other Halloween Recipes.

 

Bloody Bone Cupcake

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake

 

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake
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Ingredients
  1. Cupcake Ingredients
  2. 1 3/4 Cup Flour
  3. 2 Cup Sugar
  4. 1 Cup Cocoa
  5. 1 1/2 TSP Baking Soda
  6. 1 1/2 TSP Baking Powder
  7. 1 TSP Salt
  8. 2 Eggs
  9. 1 Cup Whole Milk
  10. 1/2 Cup Oil
  11. 1 Cup Boiling Water
  12. 1 Tbsp melted butter
Bloody Vanilla frosting
  1. 1 Cup unsalted sweet cream butter
  2. 3 Cup powder sugar
  3. 1 tsp vanilla
  4. 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  5. 2-3 drops of red food colouring
  6. 1 Cup corn syrup
  7. 1 bag of gummy bones
Bloody Bone Cupcake Directions
  1. Combine 1 Cup of the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter and mix.
  2. Line the cupcake tins with paper liners. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Scoope a tablespoon of the graham cracker crumbs into the cupcake liner. set aside
  4. Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  5. In a separate bowl add the eggs, whole milk, and oil.
  6. Add the bowl containing the eggs, whole milk, oil, and vanilla to the bowl holding the dry ingredients.
  7. Mix all together until fully incorporated.
  8. Beat for 3 minutes on medium.
  9. Slowly add the boiling water starting with a small amount then pour in the remaining boiling water.
  10. The batter may be a little runny.
  11. Scoop batter into cupcake lined cups until 3/4s filled.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
Frosting Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients except the corn syrup and food colouring
  2. Mix on medium speed until frosting doesn’t fall off a spoon.
  3. Place into a piping bag with a star tip and frost onto cooled cupcake.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the corn syrup and the red food dye, mix until combined.
  5. Take a fork and dip it into the corn syrup, drizzle over the cupcakes for a blood effect.
  6. Place gummy bone on top.
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Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 16 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She is also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. kristen visser says:

    I love these! omg how fun! This would be so great to make for my daughters class on Halloween 🙂 bookmarked!

  2. sarah alexis says:

    I can see this recipe making it’s way into my kitchen over the next few week… Halloween here we come!!!!

  3. Cheryl says:

    The bloody frosting looks super cool!!

  4. Kristi says:

    Wow, I’ve not seen a Halloween cupcake before that looks quite like these, creepy and yummy looking!

  5. AD says:

    OMGosh, these are great and perfect for the season. I will have to try them for the Halloween party at work.

  6. loriag says:

    Those not only look good but sound delicious.

  7. Lynda Cook says:

    A great cupcake for Halloween they look really good, I need my daughter to make me some!!

  8. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    Those cupcakes look awesome! The recipe sounds delicious too!

  9. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    These are fun cupcakes, one just needs to have the ideas I guess 🙂

  10. LisaM says:

    Oh my goodness! It’s almost that time of year already…

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