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5 from 3 votes

Sweet as Candy Ghost Cupcakes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcake, halloween cupcake


  • Your favorite vanilla cake mix or homemade recipe
  • Your favorite vanilla icing or buttercream recipe
  • Gel food coloring we use Wilton
  • Wilton Candy Corn Ghosts


  • Using a large bowl mix up your favorite cake mix according to directions.
  • When fully mixed, add three "drops" of orange food coloring. Add more coloring if you desire a deeper/stronger color. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full. Bake according to package directions.
  • Remove cupcakes from oven and let cool.
  • Mix vanilla icing with purple gel color to reach desired shade of purple.
  • Ice cupcakes using offset spatula.
  • Place ghost and candy corn decoration on top of each cupcake.