candy corn cupcakes on a table

Candy Corn Cupcakes

  • Author: krazykitchenmom
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 18 cupcakes 1x


Candy Corn Cupcakes are a fun way to celebrate Halloween and Fall. Just one cake mix, two colors and cream cheese frosting and everyone loves them.



  • 1 box White or French Vanilla Cake Mix
  • 1 box vanilla flavored pudding
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • Red and yellow food coloring
  • 18 oz. package cream cheese – softened
  • 1/2 cup butter – softened
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine cake mix, pudding mix, eggs, water and oil in a large bowl.
  3. Mix on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  4. Separate the prepared mix into two bowls with an equal amount in each.
  5. Color one bowl yellow using the yellow food coloring.
  6. Color the other bowl orange using the yellow and red food coloring.
  7. Place cupcake liners into muffin tin.
  8. Fill all muffin liners 1/2 way with yellow cake mix.
  9. Tap it on the counter a few times so that the yellow settles.
  10. Then do the same with the orange cake mix.
  11. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
  12. Cool for 1 hour before frosting.


  1. With a mixer, blend the cream cheese, butter until smooth.
  2. Add confectioners sugar and mix until smooth and creamy.
  3. Place it in a zip-top or pastry bag with a pastry tip and pipe on top of cupcakes.
  4. Decorate and enjoy!

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Candy corn, halloween, halloween cupcakes, halloween candy