Simply Sweet Recipe

Scary Spiderweb Cupcakes
Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:1 hr 10 min
Makes:24 cupcakes
1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil’s food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
3 drops red food color
4 to 5 drops yellow food color
1 tube (0.68 ounce) Betty Crocker® black decorating gel
48 large black gumdrops
1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cupcakes as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
2. Tint frosting with red and yellow food colors to make orange frosting. Spread frosting over tops of cupcakes.
3. Squeeze circles of decorating gel on each cupcake; pull knife through gel from center outward to make web. To make each spider, roll out 1 gumdrop and cut out 8 strips for legs; place another gumdrop on top. Place spider on cupcake. Store loosely covered at room temperature.


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  3. Thanks for the compliments. Obviously I’ve only just started the blog, but my newlywed status has given me a lot of ideas for future posts. Be sure to check back.

  4. Thanks for visiting my blog. I love your spider cuppies. The spiders look so real! I’m sure my ds who’s a spider fan will love it!

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