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halloween candy corn cupcakes

Halloween Candy Corn Cupcakes

The perfect cupcake for Halloween that is not too spooky! Strawberry lemon flavored cupcakes with cream cheese frosting on top are the perfect Halloween dessert.
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 people

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muffin tin
large bowl


  • 1 box lemon poppy seed muffin mix
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tablespoon strawberry or cherry pie filling
  • 4 oz cream cheese frosting
  • candy corn for topping


  • Stir together muffin mix, oil, water, and eggs in a large bowl.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line muffin tin with muffin tin liners. This makes 1 dozen.
  • Pour each muffin liner about ⅓ full of muffin mix. Then add strawberry or cheery pie filling to the bowl of remaining muffin mix. Stir until well combined. If is is not orange enough, add more pie filling.
  • Evenly distribute orange muffin mix on top of the yellow muffin mix in the muffin tins. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes clean. When done, remove from oven and cool on a cooling rack.
  • When cupcakes are cool, cut off the raised part of the top. Spread cream cheese frosting on top. Decorate with candy corn. Serve.

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