Halloween skeleton cupcakes

Halloween skeleton cupcakes


12 cupcakes



Spread each cupcake with chocolate buttercream icing.

Now slice a thin round sliver off the top of a marshmallow to create the skeleton’s face.

Pop the round sliver onto the edge of the cupcake, leave room for the body.

Use the white writing icing to draw the skeleton’s body.

Use black writing icing to draw on a face.


  • Thanks to our sister company Kidspot Australia for creating the instructional video.
  • If you find making a quantity of buttercream icing just one step too far on a busy day, buy a can of Betty Crocker buttercream icing at the supermarket instead.
  • If you use a palate knife, you will get a nice even coating of icing.
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  • This recipe was created by Penny Flanagan for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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