Halloween is here and these mini pumpkin Halloween cupcakes are definitely a treat.

We’ve used Nana Ling’s cupcake recipe and added some buttercream icing along with our marzipan model creations.

My kids are Halloween crazy and loved baking these and then creating some Halloween-themed marzipan models to add the final spooky touch to our cupcakes.

Marzipan modelling

We bought a couple of blocks of marzipan from the baking section of our supermarket. We then divided it up and used food colouring – and a little kneading – to make the coloured marzipan. We turned to Google for some Halloween inspiration and then started creating our Halloween bits and pieces.

I went with some mini pumpkins, while the girls were keen to get a little more scary with ZOMBIES!

Nana Ling’s cupcake recipe

Keep scrolling for the tested and tweaked version.

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Halloween Cupcakes
Halloween Cupcakes mini pumpkins
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Ingredients
  • 30 grams butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups SR flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
Servings
Ingredients
  • 30 grams butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups SR flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
Halloween Cupcakes mini pumpkins
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Instructions
  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add one egg at a time and beat.
  3. Mix in sifted flour and baking powder.
  4. Mix in milk then beat again for a minute.
  5. Pour into cupcake tins and cook for 12 minutes at 170 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  6. Allow to cool and decorate with your favourite buttercream icing.
  7. See above for decorating inspiration using marzipan modelling.

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