Zombie Brain Brownie Cups

Need a spooky treat to enjoy for Halloween or your next Zombie gathering? These zombie brain brownie cups are oozing with tasty goodness.

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Zombie Brain Brownie Cups

Course: Dessert
Servings: 12 brownies


  • ¼ Cup cornstarch
  • 8 oz white fondant
  • 1 neon green gel food coloring
  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • ½ Cup canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Cup white chocolate chips
  • Cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Cup corn syrup


  • Remove the fondant from the package and dust hands with cornstarch. Work the fondant until soft. Make an indent in the center of the fondant and add in a few drops of neon green gel food coloring. Work the food coloring into the fondant until completely dyed
  • Using the painting brush, dust the inside of the mold with cornstarch.
  • Pinch off about 3 tablespoons of fondant and press into the mold. Carefully remove the fondant from the mold and place onto a cookie sheet lined with a silicone mat.
  • Repeat steps for 11 more brains
  • Allow the fondant brains to air dry overnight.
  • Mix in a few drops of the neon green food coloring into the corn syrup.
  • Using the smaller brush, dip it into the corn syrup and gently brush it over the brains. Set aside while you make the brownies.
  • Follow the directions on the back of the brownie box.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray the mini cupcake pan with baking spray.
  • Fill each cavity ¾ way full.
  • Bake in the oven for 28-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Press the brownie in slightly with the back of the paintbrush or spoon to make the cavity bigger. Allow to cool completely.
    Zombie Brain Brownies Cups
  • Using a small pot, bring the heavy whipping cream to a simmer. Whisk in a few drops of the neon green food coloring.
  • Pour the hot cream over the white chocolate chips in a bowl. Allow to sit for 2 minute before whisking until smooth.
  • Remove the brownie from the pan.
  • Spoon on 2 tablespoon of ganache onto the top of the brownies and carefully place the fondant brain in the center of the ganache.
    green ganache spooned into a brownie cup
  • Enjoy
    Zombie Brain Brownies Cups


Depending on how deep your fondant mold is, you can create a secret cavity in the brain, so it isn’t all fondant, and hide sprinkles or candies inside. 
Meghan Cooper
Meghan Cooperhttps://jamonkey.com
Meghan Cooper is a writer, content creator, movie critic, and geek living in Atlanta, Ga. She loves movies, traveling, and lots of coffee. Member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association, Georgia Film Critics Association, and Atlanta Film Critics Circle.


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