Hosting a Batman vs. Superman party? These fun Black and Yellow swirled Batman cupcakes can also be filled, and will be the super hero of the party!

Batman Cupcakes – Black and Yellow Swirled Recipe

The hottest thing playing in the theaters now is the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, which has many people divided. Are you Team Batman or Team Superman? If you are throwing a Batman themed party, these Batman cupcakes are sure to be the hit of the dessert table!

Hosting a Batman vs. Superman party? These fun Black and Yellow swirled Batman cupcakes can also be filled, and will be the super hero of the party!

Batman Cupcakes and Frosting ingredients shortcut shopping list

Butter, unsalted
Butter, unsalted sweet cream
1/2 dz large eggs
Pint skim milk
Small heavy whipping cream
French Vanilla Cake Mix
Small bag of powdered sugar
Vanilla
Black and yellow food dye

Hosting a Batman vs. Superman party? These fun Black and Yellow swirled Batman cupcakes can also be filled, and will be the super hero of the party!

Batman Cupcakes - Black and Yellow Swirled
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Hosting a Batman vs. Superman party? These fun Black and Yellow swirled Batman cupcakes will be the super hero of the party!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Cupcake Ingredients
  1. 1 box French Vanilla cake mix
  2. 1 C skim milk
  3. 3 large eggs
  4. 1/2 C softened unsalted butter
  5. Black and Yellow food dye
Frosting Ingredients
  1. 1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  2. 4 TBS heavy whipping cream
  3. 2 TSP vanilla
  4. 1 C powdered sugar
  5. black and yellow food dye
Cupcake Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine cake mix, milk, eggs and butter into a medium bowl and mix using a hand mixer until combined and thick.
  3. Evenly distribute the batter into two bowls.
  4. Squeeze a few drops of black dye to one bowl and mix.
  5. Squeeze a few drops of yellow dye to the other bowl and mix.
  6. Line the cupcake pan with yellow cupcake liners.
  7. Using a small ice cream scoop, scoop either the black or yellow batter to start into the bottom of the liner.
  8. Repeat by alternating the yellow or black batter depending on which you started with until the liner is 3/4 full.
  9. Bake cupcakes for 20 minutes.
Frosting Directions
  1. Combine the butter, 2 TBS heavy cream, vanilla and 3/4 C powdered sugar into a standing mixing bowl, mix on medium speed until creamed.
  2. Add the remaining powdered sugar and heavy cream and mix until stiff.
  3. Evenly distribute the frosting into two bowls and add a few drops of black dye to one bowl and yellow dye to the other bowl.
  4. Using a pasty bag (or Ziploc bag) with a star tip, scoop yellow frosting into the bag and use the back of a spoon to smooth frosting towards one side of the bag.
  5. Add black frosting to the other side of your pasty bag.
  6. Pipe the black and yellow frosting onto cupcakes in a swirling motion.
Notes
  1. Want to surprise your guests? Use a colorful filling to fill your cupcakes. Simply add your filling into a pastry bag with a narrow or star tip attached. Insert tip about 1 inch into the cupcake and fill with approximately 1 to 2 tbsp of filling.
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Hosting a Batman vs. Superman party? These fun Black and Yellow swirled Batman cupcakes can also be filled, and will be the super hero of the party!

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Comments (19)

  • I LOVE easy recipes so I spend less time in the kitchen. We are HUGE Batman fans …although I really disliked the new Batman vs. Superman movie. So easy and awesome looking cupcakes!

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  • Now this is a cupcake treat !! A kids dream treat ! I will have to print this one out

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  • I do love Superman, but I’ve always loved Batman more!! 🙂 These cupcakes look so good…. Looking forward to trying it! 🙂

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  • So cute!!! Love them. Have a great day!

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  • so yum.

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  • They look so yummy very cute.

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  • These are so super cool, my family is going to love them.

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  • These are so cute. I want to try these with some filling. They sound yummy. Thank you for sharing

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  • So fun for the parties.

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  • Oh these are too cool!! My son would be blown away!! Love that you did your frosting from scratch!!

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  • My nephews would love these.

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  • These Batman cupcakes are so cute! My son would love these! 🙂

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  • With all the hero coming out in style again , these would be great for kids birthday parties. Thanks much for the info

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  • What fun! My grand kids would love these! Just saying Batman would make them crazy about them.

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  • that looks so cute and looks like it would be good too

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  • This is great. I love it.

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  • These are very cute cupcakes and easy to make too. Kids should love them.

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  • How cute is that! I want to make them for my step-son’s birthday and he is 25 years old! (big batman fan though)

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  • Oh gosh,…I sure wish my boys were still little! Planning their themed parties was so fun. What the heck…I can make these for them anyway! 🙂

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