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Black Spider Cupcakes

These chocolate cupcakes topped with white frosting and black spiders are a perfect creative dessert for your Halloween party!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) devil’s food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
containers (12 oz each) fluffy white whipped ready-to-spread frosting
48
black candy-coated milk chocolate candies
16
feet black string licorice, cut into 192 (1-inch) pieces

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Bake cake as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spread frosting over cupcakes, mounding frosting in center.
  • 4 Top each cupcake with 2 chocolate candies. Attach 4 licorice pieces to both sides of candy to form spider legs.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Bake cake as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 Spread frosting over cupcakes, mounding frosting in center.
  • 4 Top each cupcake with 2 chocolate candies. Attach 4 licorice pieces to both sides of candy to form spider legs.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
378
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Sodium
405mg
405%;
Total Carbohydrate
56g
56%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.