Banana Puree Halloween Chocolate Cupcakes

Halloween cupcakes that use a banana as an oil substitute. I used 2 tbsp. of oil, so the cupcakes wouldn't stick to the paper liners. The bonus is you have a healthier treat to celebrate Halloween.

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Step 1: This Is What You'll Need

1 Banana

3 eggs

1 box of cake mix

1 measuring cup of water

1 canister of icing

Step 2: Mix All Ingredients Together

  • Mash banana (used to replace majority of oil)
  • 2 teaspoons of oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 3 eggs
  • cake mix

Step 3: Line Cupcake Trays With Liners

We chose Halloween themed liners!

Step 4: Fill Cupcake Liners 3/4 With Mix

Step 5: Baked Cupcakes

Bake cupcakes for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees. We used a convection oven, and these were mini sized, so it was only 15 minutes.

Step 6: Time to Decorate!

I had a very willing 5 year-old help complete the finishing touches on the cupcakes. We used icing, added festive peeps and candy corn to the final product!

Step 7:

You'll love them!

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    3 Discussions


    3 years ago

    I love the decorations! I'm going to try these! Thanks!

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    3 years ago

    Very tasty! These look great. Thank you for sharing your recipe!