Chocolate Date Witch Hat Cupcakes
We are getting into the Halloween spirit with a delicious recipe for chocolate date cupcakes made festive with a few extra fun ingredients to create witch hats.
  • 4oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 1cup milk
  • 1 1/2cups all purpose flour + 2 tbs
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 4 beaten egg yolks
  • 2cups sifted confectioner’s sugar
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 4 beaten egg whites
  • 3/4cups dates, chopped
  • 1tbs grated orange rind
Toppings: (optional)
  • vanilla icing
  • green food dye
  • sprinkles of your choice,we thought the green looked cute
  • Halloween themed oreo’s
  • hershey’s chocolate kisses
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Melt unsweetened chocolate and 1 cup of milk on low heat until fully combined. Set aside to cool.
  3. Sift together 1 ½ cups flour, baking powder, salt.
  4. Once the chocolate milk mixture has cooled, add beaten yolk.
  5. Add sifted confectioners sugar and vanilla. Cream with chocolate, milk, and beaten egg yolks.
  6. Toss the dates and orange rind in remaining flour
  7. Fold into the batter tossed chopped dates, and grated orange rind.
  8. Add 4 beaten egg whites and bake for 20-25 min.
  9. Allow to cool completely before layering your toppings for witches hat. In this order add green icing (combine vanilla icing and green food dye), open faced oreo (icing faced upwards), sprinkles of your choice, and a hershey’s chocolate kiss.
Recipe Notes

Adapted From “Joy of Cooking,” cookbook; recipe on page 670