Halloween Cupcakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Total Time
32 mins
Simple and simply gross Halloween cupcakes with a gummy mouse on top. So easy yet..well...yucky!
Course: cupcakes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 506 kcal
  • 3 ounces semi sweet chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups hot brewed coffee
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk well-shaken
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla
  1. Kick the tires and light the fires to 300 degrees.

  2. Get the chocolate and chop it up.

  3. Melt the chopped up chocolate in the hot coffee until it is completely dissolved and set aside.

  4. Whisk together your dry ingredients.

  5. Beat your eggs for 2-3 minutes, until they are thick and lemon colored.

  6. Time to add the oil, buttermilk and vanilla.

  7. Once those are in, add the coffee/chocolate mixture slowly.

  8. Now it's time for the dry ingredients, dump them in and mix at a moderate speed until they are combined completely.

  9. Place paper cupcake liners in the tins.

  10. Bake at 325 degrees for 17-22 minutes, until done.

Recipe Notes

Use my buttercream for the topping.

Nutrition Facts
Halloween Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 506 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 504mg21%
Potassium 333mg10%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 54g60%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.