Spiderweb Cupcakes

The fastest way to make something Halloweenish is to throw a spiderweb on it. You can add a spiderweb to brownies, cupcakes, or cookies. Supersize your web and put a huge one on a brownie or cookie pizza. The possibilities are endless. If you want add black plastic spiders on top of your web.

Spiderweb Cupcakes


  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 1 container vanilla frosting
  • 1 tube black decorating gel
  • orange food coloring


  1. Bake cupcakes according to package directions. Cool.
  2. Add orange food coloring to vanilla frosting container and stir with a spoon.
  3. Frost cupcakes with an even layer of orange frosting.
  4. Using the black decorating gel make 3 circles starting in the middle and moving outward.
  5. Take a knife and starting at the middle circle slowly drag it to the outermost circle.
  6. Garnish with plastic black spiders if desired.

Speak Your Mind



  1. I do the same thing under a pieces of cake or pie. I use a raspberry sauce and mango sauce, drag a toothpick through the two sauces and put down a nice piece of cheesecake.