Nothing says Halloween like CANDY and TRICK or TREATING! If you love Halloween and Candy (especially Twix), you’ll love these fun Trick or Treat Cupcakes! Pile on the candy for an extreme chocolate sugar rush! If you can’t go Trick or Treating this year, bring the candy to your family with these fun cupcakes!
- Makes 24 cupcakes
- Prep time 20 minutes
- Bake time 22 minutes
- Decorating time 10 minutes
Halloween sprinkle mixture :
4 packages of Wilton 3 oz Halloween Sprinkles
Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients:
1 box chocolate cake mix
Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box
Or make homemade Chocolate Cupcakes- find the recipe here.
Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:
1 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
3 C powdered sugar
5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Black gel food coloring
3 C of the Halloween sprinkles
Chocolate Ganache topping ingredients:
1 C Semi Sweet Chocolate chips
½ C Heavy Whipping Cream
16 mini Twix candy bar cut into 3 pieces
1 disposable piping bag with medium star tip
1 medium ice cream scooper
1 disposable piping bag for ganache
Directions for Baking and Decorating the Cupcakes:
Preheat oven as per directions on the box,
Following the directions, add ingredients.
See all the instructions below or use our Homemade Chocolate Cupcake Recipe here.
Frosting Directions :
Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and
Directions for making Ganache:
Using a medium pot, bring the heavy whipping cream to a simmer
Pour the chocolate chips into a medium bowl, pour the heavy cream over the chocolate chips
Let sit for 2 minutes and then mix until smooth and combined
Decorating Directions :
Using the orange frosting, scoop a small amount into the ice cream scooper and place onto the top of the cupcake and spread slightly into
a thick disk
Pour the Halloween sprinkles into a deep bowl. Dip the top of the cupcake frosting into the sprinkles. Set aside
Scoop the ganache into the piping bag
Cut the tip off the piping bag
Pipe a thick circle in the center of the frosting
Place Twix onto the ganache
Pipe some more ganache onto the top of the Twix candy
Place some more Twix on top.
Print the Recipe:
These cupcakes are a candy lover's dream! Perfect for Halloween!
- Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients:
- 1 box chocolate cake mix
- Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box
- Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:
- 1 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
- 3 C powdered sugar
- 5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- Black gel food coloring
- 1 disposable piping bag with medium star tip
- 1 medium ice cream scooper
- 3 C of the halloween sprinkles
- Chocolate Ganache topping
- 1 C Semi Sweet Chocolate chips
- ½ C Heavy Whipping Cream
- 16 mini twix candy bar cut into 3 pieces
- 1 disposable piping bag
Preheat oven as per directions on the box,Put the liners in the muffin pan. Set aside.
Following the directions add ingredients.
Mix all ingredients as instructed.Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full.Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.
Check for doneness. ( Insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake,it should come out clean.)If they are not done, check again every three minutes until they are done.Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.
Go here for a homemade Chocolate Cupcake recipe.
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