Delicious Candy Corn Frosting Cupcakes Recipe

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Delicious Candy Corn Frosting Cupcakes Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 03, 2024

Indulge in the sweet and colorful goodness of candy corn by making these delightful candy corn frosting cupcakes. The creamy and fluffy frosting replicates the iconic candy corn colors, making them perfect for Halloween or any festive celebration.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Yellow and orange food coloring
  • Candy corn candies, for garnish


  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter until smooth and creamy.
  2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, alternating with heavy cream, and continue beating until well combined.
  3. Mix in the vanilla extract.
  4. Divide the frosting into three bowls - leave one bowl white, color one bowl with yellow food coloring, and the other with orange food coloring.
  5. Transfer each colored frosting into a piping bag with a large star tip.
  6. Pipe the frosting onto cupcakes in a candy corn pattern – white at the base, yellow in the middle, and orange at the top.
  7. Top each cupcake with a candy corn candy for decoration.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Candy corn was originally created in the 1880s by George Renninger of the Wunderlee Candy Company.
  • The colors of candy corn are meant to mimic the colors of real corn kernels.