Spooky Halloween cupcakes

Cook: 15 mins
Spooky Halloween cupcakes

135g butter

135g caster sugar

135g self raising flour

2 large eggs

Buttercream icing

200g butter

300g icing sugar

Smarties

Shop bought Halloween decorations

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.

Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

Spoon into muffin cases and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden.

Allow to cool in the tin for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire rack to cool fully.

Make butter icing:

Beat butter until really soft and then add in icing sugar.  Beat well for 10 minutes if you want really creamy icing.

Put in piping bag and pipe the buns when cool.

Decorate with mini Smarties and shop bought Halloween decorations.

Add a little ribbon around each one for a pretty look. 

Serves
12

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Chocolate

Recipe Type
Party Food, Cakes & Baking, Easy, Kids Food, Cake Stall, Cupcakes

Special Info
Nut free

Level of Difficulty
Easy

I always use muffin cases when making buns as the finished bun is lower in the case and when iced, it looks much better. 
 

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