Go Back
+ servings
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Easy Ghost Cupcakes for Halloween

Our Easy Ghost Cupcakes for Halloween are a semi-homemade treat is easy, fun, and ideal for class parties or your own family party.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Halloween Ghost Cupcakes
Servings: 24


  • Muffin Pan


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix any brand + box ingredients
  • vanilla frosting
  • 24 marshmallows large
  • Wilton black icing


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line (2) 12 count muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  • Prepare the cupcake batter according to package directions.
  • Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes. Around 18 minutes insert a toothpick into a cupcake and if it comes out clean they are done.
  • Remove the cupcakes from the oven and let cool completely.
  • Once the cupcakes are cool, spread a little bit of frosting on the bottom of a marshmallow and place on top of the cupcake. Repeat this step with all the cupcakes.
  • Scoop the vanilla frosting into a microwave safe glass dish and heat for about 10 seconds. Remove from the microwave and stir.
  • Spoon 1-2 tablespoons of the melted vanilla frosting over the top of each marshmallow sitting on top of the cupcakes. Let is cover all sides. Repeat with all the cupcakes.
  • Let the cupcakes set a few minutes and then use the black icing to give each ghost (2) eyes and a mouth.
  • *Makes approximately 24 cupcakes