Monster Cupcakes Are an Easy Treat for Your Next Halloween Bash

These vibrant cupcakes are just right for the little monsters at your Halloween party. You can use whatever color buttercream you like or, if you're feeling extra festive, go with rainbow!

Monster Cupcakes

Level: Easy

What You Need


1. Fill the Cupcakes

Remove the core of your cupcake and fill the open space with Pop Rocks, sprinkles or another surprise candy. (This step is totally optional, but it's more fun if you add something extra!)

2. Pipe the Monster Fur

Fill a piping bag fitted with the star tip with your tinted buttercream . Pipe peaks of buttercream on top of the cupcakes. You can do all one color or alternate with others for a rainbow effect.

3. Make Monster Eyes

Make small- and medium-sized balls with white fondant, then roll them out flat.

Pro Tip

It's totally fine if all the balls are different sizes. It helps dial up the monster look!

Use a little bit of edible glue to attach a black sugar pearl sprinkle onto each piece of white fondant. You could also use edible paint or edible ink markers .

4. Create the Final Look

Place the monster eyeballs all over your cupcake and — voilà! — you've got yourself a monster.

Photos by Juniper Cakery.

October 07, 2019
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Monster Cupcakes Are an Easy Treat for Your Next Halloween Bash