6 cupcakes / 50 mins

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This low protein halloween cupcake recipe is super simple and guaranteed to impress! These Hellish Halloween Cupcakes are free for MSUD and ideal for those on a low protein diet.


For Cupcakes:

  • 250g Fate low protein chocolate flavour cake mix
  • 65g Soft margarine
  • 125g Water

To decorate:

  • 1 tub Betty Crocker Vanilla Buttercream Style Icing
  • 1tsp Gel food colouring per bowl (e.g. pink, blue, green and black)
  • 30 Edible eyes


  1. Pre-heat oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.
  2. Make the Fate low protein chocolate flavour cake mix up to packet instructions and divide equally between 6 cupcake cases.
  3. Bake in the oven for 20 mins.
  4. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
  5. Meanwhile, split the buttercream icing into 2 equal portions in different bowls.
  6. Mix the icing and the gel food colouring together until thoroughly combined.
  7. Using a spatula place each colour of icing into separate piping bags.
  8. Pipe icing on top of the cooled cupcakes.
  9. Add the edible eyes randomly on top and serve.

Fate low protein chocolate flavour cake mix is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.

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