Cupcakes on the Web
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Cupcakes on the Web

These spider cupcakes are sure to the hit of your Halloween party. Designed by Wilton
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Wilton Standard Muffin Pan
  • Wilton Cookie Sheet
  • Wilton Cooling Grid
  • Wilton Ceramic Pedestal Cake Stand
  • Wilton Tip, No. 2, 10 and 18
  • Wilton Icing Colors- Lemon Yellow, Leaft Green, Red-Red, Orange, Black and Violet
  • Wilton Rolling Pin
  • Wilton Halloween Striped Standard Baking Cups
  • Wilton 3-Pc. Spider Stackable Cookie Cutter Set
  • Wilton Bats and Spiders Icing Decorations
  • Wilton Wire Spider Cake Stand
  • Wilton Color Flow Mix
  • Wilton Primary Colors Fine-Tip FoodWriter™ Edible Color Markers
  • Wilton 6 in. Cookie Sticks
  • Wilton White Candy Melts®**
  • Wilton Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton Silver Fanci-Foil Wrap
  • Wilton Spatula
  • Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Waxed paper
  • Styrofoam- 1 in. thick
  • black ribbon- 1 in. wide
  • curling ribbon- Orange
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Two days in advance, bake and cool cookies.

Step: 2

Use tip 2 and full-strength color flow icing to outline web cookie; fill in with thinned down color flow icing; let dry.

Step: 3

One day ahead, use black FoodWriter™ to draw web lines on web cookie.

Step: 4

Use melted candy to attach spider head to body and body to web; let set. Cut cookie stick to 4 ½ in. length and attach to back of web cookie; let dry on waxed paper covered board. Ice spider head smooth and pipe tip 18 spider legs. Pipe tip 2 facial features.Cut 3 in. circle from 1 in. thick Styrofoam; cover with foil. Wrap 1 in. wide black ribbon around edge of circle and secure with hot glue.

Step: 5

Insert cookie into center of foam.

Step: 6

Bake and cool cupcakes. Pipe tip 2 web. Pipe tip 10 ball in center of cupcake and position spider icing decoration.

Step: 7

Position cookie and cupcakes on cake stand. Insert curling ribbons on sides of cupcakes.


Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.