Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe


Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe

A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 18 Minutes
Total Time: 45 Minutes

Cupcake Ingredients:

½ cup Butter, softened
1 cup White Sugar
1½ tsp Vanilla Extract
3 Eggs
1½ cups All Purpose Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
Pinch Salt
¾ cup Heavy Whipping Cream
Orange Gel Food Coloring
Yellow Gel Food Coloring

Frosting Ingredients:

½ cup Butter, softened
8oz Cream Cheese, softened
1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
4½ cups Powdered Sugar
24 pieces Candy Corn

Directions:

• Preheat the oven to 350°.
• Line a cupcake pan (12 cups) with white cupcake liners
• To make the cupcakes:
• In a large mixing bowl using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat butter and sugar and until creamy.
• Mix in vanilla and eggs quickly (do not over mix).
• Add flour, baking powder and salt; combine.
• Pour in heavy whipping cream; mix.
• Portion out ¼ of the batter; mix in yellow food coloring gel.
• Add orange food coloring gel to remaining batter still in mixing bowl; mix well.
• Place two tablespoons of yellow cake batter in the bottom of each cupcake liner.
• Then, top yellow cupcake batter with orange cupcake batter. Fill cupcake liners to ¾ fill.
• Bake in preheated 350° oven for 15-18 minutes.
• Remove cupcakes from oven and allow to cool.
• To make the frosting:
• Use a hand or stand mixer to whip the butter until creamy.
• Mix in cream cheese and vanilla extract.
• Add one cup of powdered sugar at a time mixing each cup in throughly before adding the next cup of powdered sugar.
• To frost the cupcakes:
• Scoop frosting into a decorating bag with a large open star frosting tip.
• Frost your cupcakes by twisting the top of your decorating bag and squeezing in the center.
• Start by placing your tip at an angle in the center of your cupcake, squeeze, and work your way to the outside in a circular motion.
• Add a second layer of frosting by starting towards the outside of the cupcake and working your way into the center
• Add a piece of candy corn to the frosting

• Makes 12 Candy Corn Cupcakes

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.





Candy Corn Cupcakes Mise en Place:

• Hand or Stand Mixer
• Spatula
• Large Bowl
Measuring Cup
• Small Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Cupcake Liners
Cupcake Pan
• Star Tip
• A Pastry Bag or if you prefer, Disposable Pastry Bags

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


Cupcake Ingredients:

• ½ cup Butter, softened
• 1 cup White Sugar
• 1½ tsp Vanilla Extract
• 3 Eggs
• 1½ cups All Purpose Flour
• 1 tsp Baking Powder
• Pinch Salt
• ¾ cup Heavy Whipping Cream
• Orange Gel Food Coloring
• Yellow Gel Food Coloring

Frosting Ingredients:

• ½ cup Butter, softened
• 8oz Cream Cheese, softened
• 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
• 4½ cups Powdered Sugar
• 24 pieces Candy Corn

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


Cupcake Directions:

• Preheat the oven to 350°.
• Line a cupcake pan (12 cups) with white cupcake liners
• To make the cupcakes:
• In a large mixing bowl using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat butter and sugar and until creamy.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• Mix in vanilla and eggs quickly (do not over mix).
• Add flour, baking powder and salt; combine.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• Pour in heavy whipping cream; mix.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• Portion out ¼ of the batter; mix in yellow food coloring gel.
• Add orange food coloring gel to remaining batter still in mixing bowl; mix well.
• Place two tablespoons of yellow cake batter in the bottom of each cupcake liner.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• Then, top yellow cupcake batter with orange cupcake batter. Fill cupcake liners to ¾ fill.
• Bake in preheated 350° oven for 15-18 minutes.
• Remove cupcakes from oven and allow to cool.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


Frosting Directions:

• Use a hand or stand mixer to whip the butter until creamy.
• Mix in cream cheese and vanilla extract.
• Add one cup of powdered sugar at a time mixing each cup in throughly before adding the next cup of powdered sugar.

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• To frost the cupcakes:
• Scoop frosting into a decorating bag with a large open star frosting tip.
• Frost your cupcakes by twisting the top of your decorating bag and squeezing in the center.
• Start by placing your tip at an angle in the center of your cupcake, squeeze, and work your way to the outside in a circular motion.
• Add a second layer of frosting by starting towards the outside of the cupcake and working your way into the center
• Add a piece of candy corn to the frosting

Candy Corn Cupcakes Recipe. A fall favorite, these delicious, easy to make sweet cupcake treats are perfect for snack-time, lunch-time, anytime! Get into the spirit of Autumn with these adorable Candy Corn Cupcakes.


• Makes 12 Candy Corn Cupcakes

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Comments

  1. These look delicious! Candy Corn is definitely a favorite candy of mine for fall. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Beautiful cupcakes! I love candy corn! Pinned. Thanks for sharing! Blessings, Janet

  3. These cupcakes are so fun! Thanks for linkin’ up with What’s Cookin’ Wednesday! 

  4. These cupcakes look so lovely. Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty. We would love to have you again next week.

  5. These are darling! Love that you linked up with the Delicious Dishes Recipe party this week!

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