Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Tasty Halloween treats the kids will just love!

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 15 minutes

Servings – 10 -12



For the Cupcakes

  • 100g white sugar
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • 95g flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 45g cocoa powder
  • 120ml buttermilk
  • 80ml light tasting olive oil
  • 2 large eggs, beaten, room temperature

For the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

  • 220g 72% Homecook Wonderbar – Dark Chocolate flavour, melted and cooled
  • 370g sifted icing sugar
  • 20g cocoa powder, sifted
  • 220g butter at room temperature diced
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

For Spider Webs*

80g Homecook Wonderbar – Milk Chocolate flavour, melted


  1. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Preheat your oven 180◦C (350◦F).
  3. In a large bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk together oil, eggs, buttermilk, and sugar.
  5. Add half the wet mixture to the dry and whisk to combine. Repeat with remaining wet ingredients.
  6. Batter will be thin. Half fill muffin liners and bake for 18 – 22 minutes – a toothpick inserted should come out clean!
  7. Allow cupcakes to cool completely before frosting.
  8. Beat together butter, icing sugar and cocoa powder using an electric beater in a large bowl, or use a stand mixer with a paddle attachment.
  9. Once combined, beat in the melted cooled chocolate.
  10. Spoon into a piping bag and pipe onto cupcakes.
  11. Place melted chocolate into a piping bag with a small nozzle attached. Pipe spider webs onto a baking paper lined tray. Allow to set in the fridge or at room temperature. Stick a chocolate spider web into each cupcake to decorate.

*You can create your spider webs freehand or you can print off an image online to create the desired shape!

See more

White Chocolate Cookie Dough Blondies

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Chocolate Cut-Out Cookies

Spooky Triple Chocolate Halloween Brownies
Spooktacular Chocolate Bark