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Black Cat Cupcakes

Mix up a batch of black cat cupcakes for a spooky addition to any Halloween party!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Halloween
Makes 12
Calories 379kcal
Author Angie Holden


  • Large open star tip (Wilton 1M Open Star Piping Tip)
  • Piping bag
  • Fondant rolling pin
  • Fondant cutter or knife
  • Toothpick

What You Will Need

  • 12 cupcakes
  • 2 cups chocolate frosting
  • 1/2 cup Black jimmie sprinkles
  • 1/4 cup Black fondant
  • 6 Starburst Unwrapped candies cut in half diagonally
  • 24 yellow Reese’s Pieces candies or M&Ms
  • 2 tbsp Black frosting


  • Using the toothpick and black frosting, draw a line in the center of each yellow candy. Allow the frosting to set completely.
  • Pipe black frosting over cupcake in a circular direction working from the center of the cupcake towards the outside.
  • Then invert cupcakes and press into the black jimmies.
  • Position a half Starburst Unwrapped candy as the cat’s nose.
  • Press one yellow candy “eye” to each side of the “nose.”
  • Then roll the fondant flat and cut 24 triangles. Press fondant triangles into the top side of each cupcake as the cat’s ears.
  • Using the remaining fondant, roll into long strands and cut into 6 whiskers for each cupcake.
  • Then, with a toothpick, press the end of the whiskers beside the “nose.”


Serving: 1g | Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1mg