Free Halloween Cupcake Toppers & Cute Halloween Cupcake Idea

Ah!  October is almost here so I am officially all in for Halloween.  I was actually in Halloween mode several weeks ago…but I’ve been trying to hold off and not make you feel overwhelmed here on the blog. 😉 I don’t want anyone to feel rushed to jump into the holidays…but boy am I ready!! Woohoo!!  Free Halloween tags and printables are always such a hit this time of year, I thought I would share a quick and easy Halloween cupcake idea that is super adorable, along with these fun, free Halloween cupcake toppers that you can download over in our printable library. I think these are too cute…I hope you do too!

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How to Make Bone Appetit Halloween Cupcakes

I love a good play on words, so I am definitely getting a kick out of “bone” appetit, in place of “bon appetit” . I mean, it’s just too easy! 😉 Fortunately, so are these fun Halloween cupcakes! 😉

Bake up your favorite cupcake recipe…boxed, homemade…it doesn’t matter.  In fact, you can even have your local grocery store bakery whip some up for you, just asked for them unfrosted…did you know you can do that?  It’s one of my favorite time savers! 😉  I found these adorable bone shaped sprinkles at Hobby Lobby in their Halloween section and I just knew they would be the perfect thing to go with our Halloween cupcake toppers.  Here are some bone shaped sprinkles that are exactly like the ones used in this post if you can’t find them at HL.

Using a sharp knife, cut a circle out of the top of your cupcake, making the hole about 2/3 of the way down in the cupcake.  

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Remove the section of cupcake, keeping it in tact, because you will need to replace it in a minute.

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Fill the hole with your bone shaped sprinkles.

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Replace the portion of the cupcake you removed from the hole, on top of the sprinkles.  You may need to trim some of the cake off in order for it to fit back into the cupcake. 

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Frost your cake.  I like to use this buttercream recipe, these paste frosting colors, and these large frosting tips.  I use them SO much.  It is the easiest way to frost a cupcake and it looks pretty professional if you ask me.  Move over Albertsons. 😉 

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Free printable halloween cupcake toppers

Add one of our free printable Halloween Bone Appetit cupcake toppers and you’re all set!  I added my toppers to straws like these instead of traditional white lollipop sticks just to make them even a little more fun for Halloween.

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It’s so fun to watch people eat these Halloween cupcakes when they have no idea they are filled!

Those little bones remind me of the ones from the game Operation.  I used to LOVE that game when I was little.  Did you ever play?

You can download these free printable halloween cake toppers, along with TONS of other free printables that we have created here:

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We have TONS of free Halloween Printables and DIY Halloween Ideas for you here on the site!  Here’s a sampling of some of the most popular.

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Krispy Skreme | We’ve Got Our Eyes On You | Rest In Pieces | Bone Appetit | Bugs & Kisses

DIY Halloween Ideas

Halloween Candy Buffet | Halloween Home Decor | Mummy Treat Bowl | Pumpkin Pancakes | Halloween Dinner Party

DIY Halloween Ideas

DIY Spider Wreath | Halloween Dinner Ideas | Spiderweb Snacks | Spider Headband | Spiderweb Drink Bottles

Looking for more fun DIY Crafts and printables?  You can find TONS of fun Halloween ideas in our Halloween DIY Gallery.

I hope these fun halloween cupcake ideas and free printable halloween cupcake toppers have you all excited for the season!  

Tammy

xoxo

Tammy

Tammy

Owner at Pink Peppermint Design
Tammy Mitchell is the founder and creative director of lifestyle blog pinkpeppermintdesign.com. Along with being a homeschooling mom of two kiddos, she is also an in-demand prop and event stylist, photographer, interior and graphic designer. Here on Pink Peppermint Design, she aims to share creative DIY projects, easy entertaining and gift ideas, inspiring interiors and events, as well as her life, with thousands of readers every month. She lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.
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