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Spider Web Cupcakes

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword halloween cupcakes, spdierweb cupcakes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 cupcakes
Author MidgetMomma


  • Large round pastry tip
  • Small round pastry tip
  • Pastry bag
  • Tooth pick
  • Black Food Coloring


Vanilla Cupcakes Ingredients

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Ingredients


How to Make Vanilla Cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line your cupcake pans with your choose of cupcake wrappers.
  • Place your self-rising flour, cake flour, and sugar in the bowl of your mixer. Mix them together for a minute or two until they are well combined.
  • Cut your butter into tablespoon pieces. Slowly add your butter into the flour mixture one piece at a time continue mixing until you have reached the texture of sand.
  • Pour half of your milk into the flour mixture and mix just until the milk is incorporated. Use your rubber spatula to scrape down the sides of your bowl. Add your remaining milk and the vanilla to your batter and mix until combined.
  • Slowly add in one egg at a time to the cake batter, making sure each egg is incorporated before adding the next egg.
  • Scoop the batter into the prepared cupcake pan, filling them 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake for 10 minutes then rotate the cake pans so the pan that was on the top rack is now on the bottom and the pan that was on the bottom is now on the top rack. Continue to bake for another 10-13 minute until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the cupcake.
  • Transfer the cupcakes to a cooling rack until they have reached room temperature.

How to Make Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

  • In the bowl of your stand mixer add the butter and shortening. Mix on medium speed until they are creamed together.
  • Turn the mixer speed down to the lowest setting and slowly add thee powdered sugar.
  • Once all the powdered sugar is in add the vanilla extract and the hot water.
  • Turn mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes.

How To Make Spiderweb cupcakes

  • Bake the cupcakes and allow them to cool completely. While they are cooling make your buttercream frosting.
  • Take 1/5th of the frosting and color it black with food coloring.
  • Place your large round pastry tip in your pastry bag and fill it with the white buttercream. Pipe a flat round swirl on the cupcake.
  • Place the small pastry tip in the pastry bag and fill it with the black buttercream. Pipe black swirl on the cupcake.
    Using a tooth pick or corn on the cob holders, start in the center and drag the tooth pick out to the edge of the cupcake. Repeat around the whole cupcake seven to eight times.