unicorn cupcake with witch colors

Witch Unicorn Cupcakes

Looking for the very best unicorn cupcakes? Simple to make, and so good, kids will be thrilled to have this unicorn cupcakes idea at any party.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword unicorn cupcakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24


Candy Corn Cupcakes Ingredients

  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 C water
  • 1/2 C canola oil
  • Orange and Yellow gel food coloring
  • white cupcake liner

Vanilla Frosting

  • 1 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 3 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • purple orange and green gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag fitted with a #22 tip
  • 1 large piping bag fitted with a large star frosting tip
  • Wilton Candy Corn Unicorn cupcake decorations or Fondant Found at walmart in the halloween department


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake liners into the cupcake pans
  2. Follow the directions on the back of the box to make the cupcake batter
  3. Divide the batter evenly into 3 bowls
  4. In one bowl, mix in a few drops of the orange gel food coloring
  5. In the second bowl, mix in a few drops of the yellow gel food coloring
  6. Leave the third bowl color free
  7. Using a spoon, scoop some orange cake batter into the cupcake liners, enough to cover the bottom
  8. Scoop some yellow cake batter on top of the orange batter
  9. Scoop some white cake batter on top of the yellow
  10. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes

Frosting directions

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat together all ingredients except the food coloring
  2. Beat together until creamy and smooth and stiff peaks
  3. Scoop 2 C of frosting into the large piping bag
  4. Divide the batter into three bowls
  5. Mix in one color each into each bowl
  6. Scoop the purple frosting into one side of the disposable piping bag
  7. Scoop the orange frosting into another side of the disposable piping bag
  8. Scoop the green frosting into the last side of the disposable piping bag

Directions to decorate

  1. Frost the cooled cupcakes with the white frosting
  2. Place the horn into the middle of the frosting
  3. Place ears on either side of the horn
  4. Place the "Eyes" below the horn
  5. Using the colorful frosting, pipe the hair around the top and along the side
  6. Enjoy!