This is how it's made Halloween Pumpkin Cupcakes

  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C, 180°C fan oven, Gas mark 6.  Then place the first six ingredients into a bowl, and beat with a wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth.

  2. Step 2

    Stir in pumpkin mash and orange zest.

  3. Step 3

    Divide half the mixture evenly between the 12 paper cases.

  4. Step 4

    Add a half teaspoon chocolate spread and then top with remaining mix.  Bake in a pre-heated oven for 20-25 minutes. 

  5. Step 5

    Add a little orange juice to the icing sugar until thick and spread over the muffins. 

  6. Step 6

    Pipe the melted chocolate in 4 circles over the top and then drag a skewer through to give the cobweb effect. Place the sweets and laces on top to look like a spider.

  • Temperature: 200 oC
  • Baking time:
  • Serves: 12