Bloody Skull Cupcake Recipe - Unique Gifter

Bloody Skull Cupcake Recipe

Looking for a bloody good dessert this Halloween season? Check out these chocolate bloody skull cupcakes! These disgustingly bloody treats are packed full of chocolate flavor and are sure to be a huge hit this halloween! Every party needs a chocolate cupcake! Check out our full ingredients and instructions for our Bloody skull cupcakes recipe below.

Halloween skull cupcake with bloody skull candy decoration on top

Bloody Skull Cupcake Recipe for Halloween

 

Want to enjoy a sweet treat while keeping with the uniquely creepy atmosphere of Halloween? Look no further than these delightfully ‘bloody’ cupcakes that you can easily whip up in an afternoon! (Or evening, for our vampire friends out there). Below you’ll find some detailed instructions as well as all of the ingredients you’ll need to create these hauntingly delicious cupcakes for yourself!

Tips for Making This Skull Cupcake Recipe


For best results for icing cupcakes we highly suggest using a large piping bag fitted with a star tip. Once you have iced all your cupcakes add a sugar skull on top of your cupcakes followed by using your two tubes of red cookie icing to create the bloody look! Don’t be afraid to make them extra bloody from maximum spooky-factor!

bloody skull cupcake recipe Halloween cupcake idea with blood decoration with black backdrop

How to Personalize These Halloween Cupcakes


If you aren’t able to track down candy skulls never fear, you can use any type of Halloween themed candy on top or simply omit it all together. Your cupcakes will still look bloody disgusting..but delicious with just the red icing flowing down it.

 

Makes 14 cupcakes

Prep : 15 minutes
Bake : 20 minutes
Cool : 10 minutes
Frosting : 10 minutes

Decorating

Directions

  1. Follow the directions on the candy melt bag to learn how to melt the candy melts
  2. Follow the directions on the mold to learn how to create the skulls, you will need about 30 small
    white candy melt skulls
  3. Once you have your skulls made, set them aside

Halloween themed cupcakes baking idea on a black lattice decoration background

Ingredients

  • 1 – triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 ¼ C whole milk

Vanilla frosting

  • 1 ½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 5 ½ C powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with star tip
  • 2 tubes of red cookie icing

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake liners into cupcake pan
  2. Using a standing mixer or hand beater, combine all cupcake ingredients and beat until
    combined and smooth
  3. Fill the cupcake liners ¾ way full with batter
  4. Bake in the oven for 20 – 22 minutes or until the tops bounce back when touched
  5. Allow to cool completely
  6. Using a standing mixer, beat the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream with
    paddle attachment until combined, creamy and stiff
  7. Scoop the frosting into the piping bag and pipe a thick dollop of frosting on top of the cupcake
  8. Place two skulls onto the frosting
  9. Using the red icing, pipe blood details on the skulls to create a bleeding effect
    Enjoy!

Bloody Skull Cupcake Recipe

bloody skull cupcake recipe Halloween cupcake idea with blood decoration with black backdrop
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • White chocolate skulls
  • 2 8 oz bag wilton white candy melts
  • Chocolate skull molds - Amazon
  • Follow the directions on the candy melt bag to learn how to melt the candy melts
  • Follow the directions on the mold to learn how to create the skulls, you will need about 30 small
  • white candy melt skulls
  • Once you have your skulls made, set them aside
  • Ingredients
  • 1 - triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1 ¼ C whole milk
  • Vanilla frosting
  • 1 ½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 5 ½ C powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with star tip
  • 2 tubes of red cookie icing

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake liners into cupcake pan
    2. Using a standing mixer or hand beater, combine all cupcake ingredients and beat until
      combined and smooth
    3. Fill the cupcake liners ¾ way full with batter
    4. Bake in the oven for 20 - 22 minutes or until the tops bounce back when touched
    5. Allow to cool completely
    6. Using a standing mixer, beat the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream with paddle attachment until combined, creamy and stiff Scoop the frosting into the piping bag and pipe a thick dollop of frosting on top of the cupcake
    7. Place two skulls onto the frosting
    8. Using the red icing, pipe blood details on the skulls to create a bleeding effect
      Enjoy
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