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20 Haunting Halloween Cupcake Ideas

I just love seeing everything decked out in spooky splendor this month, and I especially love seeing all the wild and crazy ways people use Halloween cupcakes as their own personal art projects. It’s amazing. I’ve rounded up twenty of my favorites for you here to check out for some Halloween cupcake inspiration.

If you’re interested in the how-to instructions, be sure to visit the baker’s website!


Halloween cupcakes 5 ways from The Girl Inspired.


monster cupcakes

Monster Cupcakes from Better Homes and Gardens (BHG)

Dairy Free chocolate cupcakes

Pumpkin shaped cupcakes complete with Dairy-Free chocolate cupcake recipe from Frog Prince Paperie.

Cupcakes for a halloween party

Witch hat cupcakes at


Pretzel & Chocolate Spider Cupcakes by the Novice Chef

witch-cone hat cupcakes

Witch cone hat cupcakes by Schur to Please

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BHG-inspired Witch cupcakes from Your Home Based Mom


Pull apart Momma Spider Cupcakes from The Lady Behind the Curtain

halloween skeleton cupcake arms

Zombie Cupcake Topper tutorial from

broomstick cupcakes

Broomstick Cucpake toppers from Simply Kierste


Mini pumpkin cakes, Jack-O-Lantern Style from Contemporary Cakery

Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.