Halloween Spider Cupcakes

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Step by step tutorial on how to make these fab spider cupcakes, perfect for a Halloween party!
Presented in our Halloween packaging that can be purchased in our shop.

Embellishments are also available!

These cupcakes are created by the wonderful and talented Victorious Cupcakes.

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Step one:
Bake some basic vanilla cupcakes and allow to cool before filling the middle with jam (see step eleven).

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Step two:
Soften some modeling paste, kneading the paste with your fingers. 

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Step three:
Dip a cocktail stick into food colouring and apply to the paste, kneading to mix thoroughly.

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Step four:
Using a rolling pin, flatten out the fondant and then cut out some circles and place to one side to set.

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Step five:
Spread some food colouring on to a kitchen towel using a pallet knife.

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Step six:
Take your desired stamp and press into the colouring, making sure the stamp is completely covered with the black paste.

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Step seven:
Place the stamp in the centre of the fondant circle and gently press, making sure you use even pressure.

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Step eight:
Remove the stamp to see the image.

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Step nine:
Mix some royal icing powder and water in a bowl and place to one side.

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Step ten:
Pipe a single line of royal icing above the spider.

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Step eleven:
Cut a hole in the centre of the cupcakes and fill with jam.

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Step twelve:
Make some basic buttercream and fill a piping bag.

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Step thirteen:
Create a swirl using an open star nozzle.

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Step fourteen:
Place the decorated circle on top of the cup cake.

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Step fifteen:
Finish off the presentation by packaging the Halloween cupcakes in our printed spider cupcake boxes.

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