Ghost Cupcakes Recipe

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Samantha Published: May 3, 2021 Modified: October 1, 2021
Ghost Cupcakes Recipe

How To Make Ghost Cupcakes

Ghost cupcakes are Halloween-themed treats of chocolate cupcakes topped with lollipops and white fondant shaped like spooky ghosts.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2lbswhite buttercream fondant
  • cornstarch,for rolling the fondant
  • 12chocolate cupcakes with frosting
  • 12pcslollipops,(such as DumDums)
  • 1tubeblack decorating gel


  1. Dust the work surface and rolling pin lightly with cornstarch. Roll half of the fondant out into a large circle about 1/16-inch thick. Using a 4-inch round cookie cutter or paring knife, cut out circles.

  2. Gather any scraps into a ball; roll and cut again. Roll out the remaining fondant and repeat until you have 12 circles.

  3. Place each fondant circle over a lollipop and form into the shape of a ghost. Place each ghost lollipop into the center of a cupcake, pushing all the way down.

  4. Using the black decorating gel, squeeze out little eyes.


  • Calories: 436.77kcal
  • Fat: 1.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 105.22g
  • Fiber: 1.85g
  • Sugar: 70.98g
  • Protein: 1.85g
  • Sodium: 188.19mg
  • Calcium: 17.93mg
  • Potassium: 99.64mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
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