Zombie Cupcakes

Servings 24


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix any brand + ingredients
  • 1 tub of white frosting
  • Yellow gel food coloring
  • Green gel food coloring
  • 24 cupcake liners
  • Black gel icing or frosting
  • Wilton red sparkle gel
  • Large Halloween candy eyes I used Wilton - they are starting to come out in the craft stores


  • Line two 12 count cupcake tins with cupcake liners.
  • Combine the cake mix ingredients according to package directions for cupcakes and bake according to package directions.
  • Let the cupcakes cool.
  • Scoop the white frosting into a dish and add 3 drops of yellow food coloring and 1 drop of green (3:1 ratio). Stir to combine and repeat if needed.
  • Generously frost each cupcake with the bright green frosting.
  • Give each Zombie two eyes.
  • Use the black gel icing to make a mouth (or black frosting)
  • Use the Wilton red Sparkle gel icing to finish the Zombie with some 'blood'.
  • Repeat with all cupcakes.