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Enjoy the cuteness of the day with this fun idea. 😍

These vampire cupcakes use a red velvet cake mix to keep with the theme. Super easy to make for a last minute Halloween treat!

Vampire Cupcakes


1 package (2-layer size) red velvet cake mix
1 container (16 ounces) cream cheese frosting
McCormick® Black Food Color
Black jelly beans, (for eyes)
Red gummy candies, (for fangs)


Prepare cake mix as directed on package.

Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.

Divide frosting in half. Use half of the frosting to spread a thin layer on cupcakes. Tint remaining frosting black with 1/2 teaspoon black food color. Spoon frosting into small resealable plastic bag. Snip a small corner from bag. Pipe frosting in the shape of a widow’s peak for the vampire’s head. Pipe a line of frosting for the mouth. Use jelly beans for the eyes and gummy candies, cut into triangles, for the fangs.

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