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Halloween Owl Cupcakes

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
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Treat your guests with these creative cupcakes that are made using Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ chocolate cake mix, frosting and icing – perfect dessert for Halloween.
Updated Dec 17, 2014
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  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Milk Chocolate Cake Mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 tub (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • 1 tube (4.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ yellow decorating icing
  • 48 semisweet chocolate chips
  • 24 pieces candy corn


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 10 minutes; remove cupcakes from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Spoon white frosting into decorating bag fitted with round plain tip #804 or #4T (with 3/8-inch opening). Squeeze bag to pipe 2 large rounds, sides touching, on each cupcake to look like owl face. Pipe yellow decorating icing in center of rounds for eyes. Top with chocolate chips for pupils. Press candy corn between eyes for beak.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you don’t have a decorating bag and pastry tip, use a resealable food-storage plastic bag and cut off 3/8-inch corner of bag for piping.


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