Mummy Cupcakes: Halloween Tips and Tricks

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Oct. 22, 2013

If you're looking for a fun dessert to make for Halloween, make some Mummy Cupcakes! They're really easy to put together and a fun activity for kids too.


For cupcake
All purpose flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Natural unsweetened cocoa powder 6 Tablespoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Sea salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Buttermilk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Coffee 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grapeseed oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Eggs 1
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
For frosting
Unsalted butter stick 1 1/2 ((at room temperature))
Marshmallow creme 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Confectioners sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.


For Cupcake:

2. In a large bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, sea salt, and sugar.

3. In another bowl, whisk together buttermilk, coffee, oil, egg, and vanilla.

4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until the flour streaks have disappeared.

5. Portion batter into wells of cupcake pan, about 2/3 of the way up. Pop the pan in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick when inserted into the center comes out clean.

For Frosting:

6. In a bowl, whip together the butter, marshmallow creme, vanilla extract, and confectioner's sugar until fluffy and light.


7. Pipe and decorate cooled cupcakes with frosting and candies (for eyes) as shown in the video.


8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 307Calories from Fat 154

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 206 mg8.58%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet