Blogtober20 Day 20 Never Ever

Never Ever have I seen such funky Halloween Unicorn Cupcakes, you’re welcome….

Looking for a super fun dessert that everyone will love? Check out these awesome Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes! Not only are they festive and bright green, but there’s no denying that awesome unicorn horn!

When it comes time to whip up a Halloween dessert, these need to easily be on your radar. Minimal effort results in massive taste! 

Make certain to wash it down with our Hocus Pocus Cocoa! The perfect “spooky” combination!

The best part about this fun cupcake recipe is that they’re really simple to make. This is a fun Halloween treat that everyone can join in on the fun easily and work together to create as well! 

If you’re looking for a simple Halloween treat, this is the one for you. You’ll find that this simple homemade cupcake recipe just might be on that you make all year long – Halloween themed or not! 

Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes

Just gather up the ingredients below to get started. 

French Vanilla Cupcakes Ingredients:

  • 1 box French Vanilla cake mix
  • Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box
  • Muffin pan
  • cupcake liners
  • Purple and orange gel food colouring

 

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Neon Green gel food colouring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a medium star tip
  • 1 medium ice cream scoop
  • 1 small bowl
  • Halloween sprinkles

Decorations

  • Wilton Unicorn icing decorations (Found at Walmart stores)

How to make Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes

Preheat oven as per directions on the box.

Put the liners in the muffin pan. Set aside.

Following the directions add ingredients.

Mix all ingredients as instructed.

Divide the batter into two bowls.

Mix in a few drops of purple food colouring into one bowl.

Mix in a few drops of orange food colouring into the second bowl.

Alternate between the purple batter and the orange one, scoop about 1 TBSP of batter each into the cupcake liners until ⅔ full.

Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.

Check for doneness. ( Insert a toothpick into the centre of a cupcake, it should come out clean.)

If they are not done, check again every three minutes until they are done.

Remove from oven and allow to cool. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.

Frosting Directions :

Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth.

Mix in a few drops of neon green gel food colouring and mix until combined.

Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag.

Decorating Directions :

Using the medium ice cream scooper, scoop some frosting onto the top of the cupcake.

Using a butter knife, lightly spread the frosting into a thick smooth disk.

Pour the Halloween sprinkles into a small bowl and entire frosting into the sprinkles.

Using the piping bag, pipe a dollop of frosting into the centre of the cupcake.

Using the Unicorn Horn icing decoration, place it into the top middle of the frosting.

Place 1 “Ear” on both sides of the horn.

Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes

Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes

Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes

These Unicorn Halloween Cupcakes are awesome!

Ingredients

French Vanilla Cupcakes Ingredients:

  • 1 box French Vanilla cake mix
  • Ingredients as listed on the back of the cake mix box
  • Muffin pan
  • cupcake liners
  • Purple and orange gel food coloring

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 5-7 tbsp. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Neon Green gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a medium star tip
  • 1 medium ice cream scoop
  • 1 small bowl
  • Halloween sprinkles

Decorations:

  • Wilton Unicorn icing decorations (Found at Walmart stores)

Instructions


    Preheat oven as per directions on the box.

    Put the liners in the muffin pan. Set aside.

    Following the directions add ingredients.

    Mix all ingredients as instructed.

    Divide the batter into two bowls.

    Mix in a few drops of purple food coloring into one bowl.

    Mix in a few drops of orange food coloring into the second bowl.

    Alternate between the purple batter and the orange one, scoop about 1 TBSP of batter each into the cupcake liners until ⅔ full.

    Put in the oven and bake for 22 minutes.

    Check for doneness. ( Insert a toothpick into the center of a cupcake, it should come out clean.)

    If they are not done, check again every three minutes until they are done.

    Remove from oven and allow to cool. Transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.


    Frosting Directions :


    Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth.

    Mix in a few drops of neon green gel food coloring and mix until combined.

    Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag.


    Decorating Directions :


    Using the medium ice cream scooper, scoop some frosting onto the top of the cupcake.

    Using a butter knife, lightly spread the frosting into a thick smooth disk.

    Pour the Halloween sprinkles into a small bowl and entire frosting into the sprinkles.

    Using the piping bag, pipe a dollop of frosting into the center of the cupcake.

    Using the Unicorn Horn icing decoration, place it into the top middle of the frosting.

    Place 1 "Ear" on both sides of the horn.

 
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Comments (8)

  • Jo

    October 20, 2020 at 11:42 am

    These look absolutely fantastic. I don’t think mine would look quite so good.

  • Samantha Donnelly

    October 20, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    I love these, I do love unicorns and always drawn to them wherever I see them, I am going to have to make these now

  • Natalie Barletta

    October 20, 2020 at 2:10 pm

    My mouth is watering as I read this. I’m definitely going to save this one!

  • Anne Sweet

    October 20, 2020 at 4:41 pm

    What a magical combination, I can just imagine spooky magical unicorns. The cupcakes look stunning.

  • Jenny Lord

    October 20, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    These are super cute!

  • Kim Carberry

    October 20, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    Oh wow! These are amazing! I might have to give them a try x

  • Tina Bailey

    October 21, 2020 at 9:07 am

    OMG! These look epic.
    I’d have to peel the kids down from the ceiling if I made these. Darn their total inability to handle sugar lol.

  • Jupiter Hadley

    October 21, 2020 at 7:43 pm

    Omg how adorable and spooky at the same time!

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