Worms in Dirt Cupcake Recipe

Are you looking for a new and fun way to do a cupcake this year for someone’s birthday party? Check out my unbelievably cute worms in dirt cupcake and make them for your next kid party or even an adult party! Here’s how it’s made!

Worms In Dirt Cupcake Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcake Ingredients

My UnEntitled Life worms in dirt cupcake recipe
My UnEntitled Life worms in dirt cupcake recipe


1 1/3 C flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
1/8 tsp salt
3 TBSP unsalted butter, room temp
1/2 C sugar
2 eggs, room temp
3/4 tsp vanilla
1 C whole milk

Oreo Frosting Ingredients:

1 C unsalted butter, softened
1 C crushed Oreo cookies
3 C powder sugar
3/4 C heavy cream
1 package gummy worms

Chocolate Cupcake Directions:

worms in dirt cupcake recipe
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-Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake tins with paper liners.
-Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt stirring together. Set aside.
-Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy in a large bowl.
-Beat the eggs one at a time, after each addition, then add in the vanilla.
-Alternating add the flour mixture with the milk; beating well.
-Fill the lined cupcake tins 3/4 full.
-Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
-Allow to cool in cupcake tin for 10 minutes.
-Move to a wire rack to cool completely.

Oreo Frosting Directions:

-Beat the softened butter alone until smooth.
-Add 1/2 cup Oreo crumbs and powder sugar alternately with 1/2 cup heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
-If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if too thin, add more powder sugar.
-Scoop frosting into a large pastry bag with a frosting tip.
-Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push frosting to the tip.
-Frost cupcakes.
-Sprinkle the tops of the frosted cupcakes with the rest of the crushed Oreo’s.
-Add a gummy worm to the center of the cupcake.

worms in dirt cupcake recipe
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Doesn’t that look amazing? Who’s birthday party would you make this for? Check out my many other yummy cupcake recipes!

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