How to Make Spiderweb Cupcakes

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I made these this weekend for our grown-ups Halloween party and they were a hit!

The kids love to get all dressed up, and Halloween is usually all about trick or treating, sorting, trading candy
and seeing what everyone else is dressed up as.

I thought in addition to our usual festivities it would be fun this year to have a night just for the grown
ups.  To plan out a costume, get all ready (it kind of makes you feel that excitement you felt as a kid)
brave the wind and rain, and spend the Saturday before Halloween with your closest friends.

So much fun.

And I wanted something sweet, that was gluten free as well for us to enjoy.
You can use your favorite cupcake recipe, a mix, or store bought un-frosted cupcakes to save on time.
These are super easy, but they look like they took much longer than they really did (the best option.)

 

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Supplies:

One dozen Devil’s Food Cupcakes (homemade or store bought) unfrosted

One container of whipped vanilla frosting

One tube of black cake and cookie icing (Wilton makes a glittered variety too!)

Toothpicks

Small knife or spatula to spread frosting

 

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Directions:

Begin by frosting your cupcakes with the white frosting.

Then one by one add first a large dot in the center of the cupcake, then a circle about half way to the edge around the dot,

then another closer to the edge.  Using a toothpick begin in the center and drag the toothpick out to the edge,  work your

 way around the cupcake until the web has been created!

They are that easy 🙂

 

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I like the way the white and black look together, and how the black icing has a slight glitter to it.

So pretty, and yummy too.

I’m not going to tell you how many of these I have had this weekend.  That’s not really important.
But they make a wonderful breakfast too the morning after a large soiree when coffee and Pinterest
are your first order of business.

The dishes can wait.

 

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What are are some of your favorite traditions you keep this time of year? I would love to hear about how you
celebrate and enjoy everything wonderful about this time of year!

Thank you so much for reading friend, have a wonderful & blessed day-

 

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Comments

  1. These are so cool looking and your photos are beautiful! Thanks for sharing this over at The Makers! I think I could use a cupcake right about now…

    • Thank you Katie!! We just polished them off earlier in the week, almost too pretty to eat but we were able to chow the whole batch 🙂 xoxo

  2. Tanya, these spider-web cupcakes look AMAZING! And I’m not just randomly saying this either. I was scrolling through your site, thought to myself “This is a homemaker’s paradise website!” and then BOOM — spider-patterned cupcakes just stood out. Absolutely gorgeous technique, photography, and finishing touch. I immediately pointed it out to my wife when I saw it (She’s the real talent behind our blog, haha!).

    Random thought: Imagine if the icing had a rainbow color theme to it. Pops out like crazy!

    Thanks for sharing this, Tanya. Amazing stuff. 🙂

    Love from Melbourne!

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