Super Easy Halloween Chocolate Bloody cupcakes

Here you have my latest super easy recipe for this Halloween. I hope you can give it a try! Enjoy!

Makes 12 cupcakes
Cupcakes Ingredientes:
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ½ cup cocoa powder 
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Large Egg
  • ½ cup Milk
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • ½ Cup hot water 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Icing Ingredients:
  • 226g Cream Cheese
  • 113 g Unsalted butter
  • 2 - 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

For Decoration:
  • Red Food Gel (decoration)
  • Icing Butcher Knife (decoration)
  • Icing Eyeball Decoration 

Preheat the oven to 350ºF

In a large bowl sift the sugar with the flour, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder. Mix well and set aside.

In another bowl combine the egg with the  vanilla extract, the vegetable oil and the milk,  stir until well combined.

Add the egg mixture into the flour mixture, stir until incorporated. Then add in half a cup of hot water.  Mix until everything is well incorporated. You will get a very runny batter. That’s perfect.

Pour batter into your prepared cupcake pan.   Bake at 350ºF for 20-25 minutes or until cooked.

Let the cupcakes cool completely before decorating them.

To make the icing:  With an electric mixer combine the cream cheese with the butter the vanilla extract and the powdered sugar. Mix on high for about 3-4 minutes or until you get a fluffy and creamy icing.  Set aside in the refrigerator until you are ready to use it.

Once the cupcakes are completely cold. Now decorate them, Add as much icing as you like, then top each cupcake with the icing butcher knife, place it right on the center of each cupcake and decorate each cupcake with the red gel.  Repeat these steps until you are done!