Witches Hat Cupcake

  • Total Time

    1h 0m
    • Prep Time

      35m
    • Bake Time

      25m
  • Serves

    12
  • Skill Level

    Easy
  • Dietary Needs

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Try making these bewitching cupcakes for a little treat for Halloween!

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (180°C fan, gas mark 4). Line a cupcake tin with cupcake cases.

  2. Cream together the butter and sugar until pale & fluffy, add the vanilla extract and eggs, one at a time, beating until mixed. Gently fold in the flour.

  3. Spoon the mixture into the cases until 2/3 full. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden brown or a skewer comes out clean. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

  4. For the buttercream cream together the butter, icing sugar & vanilla extract until pale and fluffy . Using a palette knife or a piping bag and nozzle, smooth or pipe some frosting onto the top of the cupcakes.

  5. To make the witches hat - make a cone shape using the black icing and flatten the bottom for the brim, use a strip of green icing for a band around the hat then place on top of the cake.

  6. To make the pumpkin - roll a ball of orange icing into a pumpkin shape and use the end of a teaspoon to make ridges then place on top of the cake, make a leaf shape using the green icing and stick to the pumpkin with a dab of water.

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