Ghoulish Pumpkin Cupcakes

69 24 servings, 1 cupcake (26 g) each
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24 servings, 1 cupcake (26 g) each

Kids love these Halloween cupcakes - and adults do too! Prepared with a boxed cake mix and KOOL-AID, these orange-flavoured cupcakes are the perfect Halloween treat.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending the dry drink mix into the batter before pouring into prepared cupcake pans. Cool cupcakes completely.
  • Spread tops of cupcakes with frosting. Decorate with candy corn to resemble scary faces.

Special Extra

Tint the frosting with an additional 1 Tbsp. Kool-Aid Orange Sugar Sweetened Drink Mix before spreading onto cupcakes.

Special Extra

Sprinkle frosted cupcakes with additional dry Kool-Aid Orange Sugar-Sweetened Drink mix before decorating with the candy corn.

Special Extra

Use Halloween candies, decorating gel and/or decorating icing to create jack-o'-lantern faces on the frosted cupcakes.


  • 24 servings, 1 cupcake (26 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 1 cupcake (26 g) each
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 160mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fibre 0g
Sugars 39g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mackenzie9 |

    wow great job

  • suv |

    This is a very fun and fast recipe to have your kids help you make Its great.