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Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake

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  • Cupcake 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 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


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.

Frosting 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.
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