Jack-o'-Lantern Cupcakes Recipe
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Jack-o'-Lantern Cupcakes Recipe

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Carve out a little time to decorate these Halloween pumpkins with Jack-'o-lantern faces. They're a fun treat to make and share!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Orange food coloring
  • 12 cupcakes of your choice
  • Assorted toppings: pretzel rods, green licorice, candy corn, miniature Oreos, M&M's and Reese's peanut butter cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Tint frosting orange. Cut a small hole in the tip of a pastry bag or in a corner of a food-safe plastic bag; insert #12 round pastry tip. Fill bag with frosting. Pipe frosting on cupcakes to resemble pumpkins. Decorate faces as desired with assorted toppings. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Jack-o'-Lantern Cupcakes in Country Woman October/November 2010, p15

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Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"A 4yr and a 6yr are spending the night with me and I plan to let them help me decorate cupcakes using your recipe. I like it's simplicity. Thanks"

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