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Easy Spiderweb Cupcakes: Frosting Tutorial For Cakes, Cookies & Cupcakes (You’ll Be Shocked How Easy)

Be the talk of the “Cake Walk” this Fall with this step-by-step tutorial for this cute (but unbelievably easy) frosting technique for spiderweb cupcakes. Plus learn how you can get all of your baking supplies on sale from my sponsors at Albertsons.

Spiderweb Cupcakes

Truth Time: I am terrible at frosting cakes and cookies. I always have big plans to make them look beautiful, and it just doesn’t work out!

However, I always look forward to Halloween time because I get to use the one and only trick I have for amazing looking cakes and sugar cookies… My trick for Spiderweb frosting ! Check out this step-by-step tutorial and make your cupcakes or cookies the envy of the Cake Walk booth this fall!

Step 1: Ice your round cake, cupcake or sugar cookie with regular white canned frosting.

Spiderweb Cupcakes
Step 2: Use black frosting with a tip to make a large dot of icing in the center of the circle

Spiderweb Cupcakes
Step 3: Make a circular-ish (doesn’t need to be perfect) ring about 2/3 of the way to the edge of the circle

Spiderweb Cupcakes
Step 4: Using a toothpick draw a line in the frosting starting at the center dot and moving to the very edge of the circle

Spiderweb Cupcakes
Step 5: Repeat all of the way around the circle (note: wipe off your toothpick between each line)

Spiderweb Cupcakes

Spiderweb Cupcakes

Step 6: Add a spider ring for decoration, over the center dot.

Easy Spiderweb Cupcakes

To help you save on all of the supplies needed to bake these and your other fall goodies, be sure to hit the last day of the Albertsons Stock Up Sale for great deals on flour, sugar, eggs and even Duncan Hines canned frosting. If you miss that sale, you can also take advantage of some of Albertson’s sale items this week (10/15/14-10/21/14). They have great prices on baking supplies, that you rarely see on sale including:

•C&H Pure Cane Sugar 4 lb.- $1.88 (with in-ad coupon)
•Crisco Vegetable or Canola Oil 48 oz- $1.99
•Everyday Essential Flour- $2.49
• Pillsbury Cake Mix or Brownie Mix FINAL PRICE 79¢ ea. ( Regular Retail $1.79 BUY 5, SAVE $1 EA. MIX OR MATCH. FAB! 5 SALE)
• Pillsbury Frosting 15.6-16 oz., select varieties or Magnolia Condensed Milk 14 oz.
(Regular Retail $1.99 BUY 5, SAVE $1 EA. MIX OR MATCH. FAB! 5 SALE)

Be sure to check out the full ad online and visit an Albertson’s store near you to take advantage of savings all around the store!

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