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Pumpkin Sprinkle Pinata Cupcakes
Surprise, surprise! Bite into one of these pumpkin piñata cupcakes and you’re in for a treat! Fluffy vanilla cupcakes are hollowed out, stuffed with a generous spoonful of festive sprinkles, and frosted into the cutest mini pumpkins you ever did see. Unbeknownst to your trick-or-treaters, they’ll be rewarded with a hidden treasure upon taking a bite. A mini avalanche of Halloween sprinkles spills out of these sweet pumpkin treats! Don’t worry, these festive cupcakes are easier to make than you think – just follow our simple recipe below to whip up a batch for your next Halloween party. We guarantee your party ghouls, ghosts, and goblins will be pleasantly surprised!
Fun Flavor Twists
Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:
- Candy Swap. Sneak your favorite candy in the middle – Halloween M & M’s, candy corn, or mix and match (toss in some candy eyeballs for fun!)
- Pumpkin Spice Surprise. Leave out the candy and pipe in some pumpkin spice frosting for a real taste of fall!
- Jack O’ Lantern. Move the stem and leaf a little off-center and use a black icing pen to draw small triangle eyes, nose, and Jack O’ Lantern mouth on each cupcake.
Get the Tools
Bake like a pro. Need to stock your kitchen with essentials like the Sweet Creations Cookie Scoop, the Good Cook Smart Scoop Ice Cream Scoop, and the Good Cook Cupcake Pan and Carrying Case.