Halloween Cupcakes

clock 30 minutes + 30 minutes bowl Serves 10


  • 1 Tbsp milk or more if needed
  • 1 packet of Essentials Vanilla or Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 2 ½ cups icing sugar, sifted
  • Food colouring of your choice
  • Mixed lollies, to decorate
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  • 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC

  • 2. Make cupcakes as per instructions on packet. Allow time to cool before icing.

  • 3. Smooth icing onto cupcakes and decorate with lollies.

  • To make icing:

  • 1. Place butter, icing sugar and milk in a bowl and beat until combined.

  • 2. Beat for 2 to 3 minutes on high speed until mixture is pale and creamy.

  • 3. Separate into a few batches depending on how many different colours of icing you would like.

  • 4. Beat in food colouring, adding a small amount at a time until you get desired colour.

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