Halloween Cupcakes with Orange & Chocolate
Easy Halloween cupcakes with chocolate and orange. Forget all the scary stuff this Halloween and make cakes with the kids that they can decorate themselves.
For the cakes
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tbsp cocoa
- 115 g butter or margerine
- 115 g caster sugar
- 115 g self raising flour
- zest of an orange optional
For the icing
- 300 g icing sugar
- 150 g butter softened
- drop orange flavouring optional
- drop orange colouring optional
Dor the decoration
- 5 Reese peanut butter pumpkins optional
- 10 chocolate buttons optional
- 20 candy eyes optional
- 20 rice paper cobwebs optional
Cream the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy.
Beat the eggs together then beat into the mixture with the zest if using.
Sift the flour and cocoa together then fold into the mixture.
Divide the mixture between 10 cake cases and bake in a preheated 180 C oven for 15-20 minutes. Let the cakes cool completely on a wire rack.
Cream the butter for the icing and sift in the icing sugar.
Add a drop of food colouring or flavouring if required and mix well.
Pipe or spread the icing onto the cakes and decorate with Halloween treats.
Serving: 1gCalories: 418kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 3gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 204mgPotassium: 44mgFiber: 1gSugar: 42gVitamin A: 710IUCalcium: 17mgIron: 1mg