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Get ready for next Fall
Candy corn colors just have that October feel… and when you put them in a dark chocolate cupcake they scream Halloween! This is a quick method that results in an aesthetically pleasing treat for the holiday.

Posted by Kathryn P. from Clovis, New Mexico, United States • Published See Kathryn P.'s 8 projects »
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  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 1
    Step 1

    Insert your knife into the top of your cupcake at an angle about 1/4" away from the edge of the cupcake. You want the point of your knife centered near the bottom of the cupcake (not quite all the way down though).

  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a circle in the top while keeping the point of your knife centered and near the bottom. Once you complete the circle, a little cone shape of cake should pop out and your cupcake should be hallowed out.

  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 3
    Step 3

    After mixing frosting with the food coloring to get your orange and yellow, fill plastic bags with the 3 different colors. Begin piping a layer of white in the bottom of the cupcake. Make the next layer orange, and the last layer yellow.

  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take the cut out cone and slice the top of the cone off.

  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the top slice on top of the frosting to seal the cupcake back up. Apply a little bit of pressure to meld it all together.

  • How to bake a candy cupcake. Candy Corn Cupcakes - Step 6
    Step 6

    Chill the cupcakes so the colors stay in their layers better when eaten or cut.

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