Witches' Brew Cupcakes

Fun and easy Halloween cupcake decorations the kids will love! Devil's food cupcakes decorated to look like a bubbling cauldron.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Halloween cupcake decorations, Halloween desserts, holiday desserts
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 20 cupcakes
Calories 271kcal
Author Serene


  • 20 chocolate cupcakes homemade or boxed mix, baked according to directions


  • 8 ounces cream cheese cold
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon Leaf Green Food Coloring


  • Prepare the cupcakes as according to the cake mix directions.
  • Once the cupcakes are cooled, prepare the frosting:
  • In large mixing bowl cream together the cold cream cheese and powdered sugar. Add in the vanilla extract and heavy cream.
  • Beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Add to piping bag with Wilton 2A piping tip. Or use a large plastic bag with the tip cut off. Pipe frosting onto cupcakes into either a swirl or pile the frosting up to create more 'bubbles'.
  • Add the gumballs, or large sprinkles, then the smaller sprinkles to create a 'bubbly' appearance.


Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 90mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 0.7mg