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How to Make Pumpkin Cupcakes for Halloween and Fall

Fall is a great time of year for one big reason: pumpkin-flavored everything, including cupcakes! Learn how to make pumpkin cupcakes in a few ways with our helpful tips. Whether you need to bring a treat to a Halloween party or if you're simply celebrating the fall season, when you learn how to make pumpkin cupcakes, everyone will be asking for the recipe.

How To Make Pumpkin Cupcakes for Halloween

  Jack-o'-Lantern 'Cake'

If you're looking to make cupcakes for a Halloween party, you'll probably want them to resemble a jack-o-lantern. Arrange two dozen cupcakes on a platter in the shape of a pumpkin when you make this Jack-O-Lantern "Cake". While these cupcakes are made with yellow cake mix, altogether they definitely look like an adorable carved pumpkin once you frost the arrangement and add a happy face!

Another cute way to add pumpkins to your cupcakes is with edible cupcake toppers, like in our recipe for The Great Pumpkin Cupcakes. These chocolate cupcakes feature Halloween sprinkles and are topped with white chocolate pumpkins! Get out your candy molds for these delightful pumpkin cupcakes.

How To Make Pumpkin Cupcakes for the Rest of Autumn—or Any Time!

Pumpkin Cream Cupcakes

If you're looking to learn how to make pumpkin cupcakes that feature real pumpkin, look no further than our Pumpkin Cream Cupcakes or our Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Frosting. Both of these delicious recipes incorporate one of the best complements to pumpkin: cream cheese. Both recipes also use canned pumpkin.

In addition to these moist and dreamy cupcakes, autumn couldn't be complete without a taste of pumpkin spice latte, so turn that espresso drink into cupcakes! Use a package of spice cake mix, a TASSIMO GEVALIA Pumpkin Spice Latte and more to turn this tasty fall beverage into your new favorite cupcake flavor in our Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes.

No matter what reason you need to learn how to make pumpkin cupcakes, our selection of pumpkin cupcake options is practically endless! Try one of these cupcake recipes to delight your friends and family, or treat yourself to some of these cupcakes on a cool and breezy autumn afternoon.