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easy halloween cupcakes spooky treats frosting

Zombie Brains Halloween Cupcakes

This is the spooky dessert you need to make to treat yourself, the kids, or a crowd this Halloween.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 Cupcakes


  • Angled Spatula
  • 1 Piping bags 16 Inch Disposable
  • 2 Piping bags 12-Inch Disposable
  • Decorating Tips
  • 2 or 3 mixing bowls - for mixing the frosting and the cupcake batter
  • Stand mixer - or a hand mixer
  • Cupcake pan & liners


  • 1 Box chocolate cake mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup black frosting
  • 1 Cup blue frosting
  • eyeball candies
  • skull candies


  • Combine the cake box mix according to its directions 
  • Let them rest before frosting 
    easy halloween cupcakes spooky treats frosting

How To Make 2 - Toned Frosting Swirl:

  • Prepare the 16-inch with a tip
  • Fill two 12-inch bags separately - one with blue and one with black 
  • Cut the tips off the bags and place both bags inside the 16 inch decorating bag
  • Twist and secure the tops of all the bags
    easy halloween cupcakes spooky treats frosting
  • Frost by making squiggly back and forth lines 
Keyword cupcakes, Halloween