Scary Spider Cupcakes
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Scary Spider Cupcakes

Whether they are small or large, these cupcakes are a fun and frightful treat for all the little goblins on your list!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Standard Muffin Pan
  • Standard White Baking Cups
  • Favorite Yellow Cake Recipe or Mix
  • Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton® Icing Colors: Black, Orange, Violet*, Rose*, Lemon Yellow*, Leaf Green*
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Mix or Recipe
  • Wilton® Spatula
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 18
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 13
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 5
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 12
  • Cornstarch
 

Project Instructions

Violet Cupcake with Orange-Eyed Spider:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to recipe; tint portions violet, black, and orange.

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and violet icing.

Use tip 18 and black icing to pipe bug’s body with pull-out stars.

Use tip 13 and black icing to pipe bug’s head with pull-out stars.

Use tip 13 and black icing to pipe shell legs.

Use tip 2 and orange icing to pipe eyes.

*Combine Violet and Rose for Violet shown.

Violet Cupcake with Green-Headed Spider:

Bake and cool cupcakes according to recipe.

Prepare buttercream icing according to recipe; tint portions violet, black, green and orange.

Ice cupcake smooth with spatula and violet icing.

Use tip 12 and black icing to pipe bug’s body; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 5 and green icing to pipe bug’s head; smooth with finger dipped in cornstarch.

Use tip 13 and black icing to pipe shell legs.

Use tip 2 and orange icing to pipe eyes.

*Combine Leaf Green and Lemon Yellow for green shown.
*Combine Violet and Rose for Violet shown.

Tips

Recipe can be used to make mini cupcakes, too! For added interest, pipe a spiderweb under the spider. Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.