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Halloweeny Monster Cupcakes

  • Author: Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living


  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 C buttermilk
  • purple gel food coloring


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Sit aside.
  3. Using an electric stand mixer whip the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy in the mixing bowl.
  4. Add in an egg, then the egg whites one at a time. Add the vanilla with the second egg white.
  5. Using a liquid measuring cup whisk the buttermilk and purple gel food coloring together.
  6. Start to mix 1/3 of the flour mixture alternating with 1/2 of the buttermilk mixture. Mix after each addition only until just combined.
  7. After all ingredients are blended scoop the batter into the paper lined cupcake pan until each tin is 3/4’s filled.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Allow cupcakes to cool in cupcake pan for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove cupcakes from pan and place each on a wire rack until completely cooled.

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