Spider Cupcake Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Spider Cupcake
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 2
Decorating time: 20 Minutes (Approximately)
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1. Creating the Cupcake

Paul guides us through how to create a quick and delicious chocolate spider cupcake, with a yummy jam centre.

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2. Other Ideas

Paul shares some further ideas for adapting the design to create other creatures suitable for a variety of occasions.

The Spider Cupcake is ideal for a quick Halloween treat. With it’s gooey red jam filling, it’s both delicious and just a little bit gory! With this tutorial, you’ll quickly learn how to create spooky additions to your Halloween party decorations. These cupcakes would work perfectly alongside our Frankenstein’s Teenage MonsterHalloween Pumpkins, or Halloween Monster Cakes, to create a spooky spread for your party!


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  • Cupcake of your choice
  • 200g Milk Ganache
  • Brown and White Sugarpaste (small amounts)
  • Seedless Strawberry Jam
  • Royal Icing (small amount)
  • Black and Red Food Pens
  • Saucer
  • Pallet Knife
  • Sharp Knife
  • PME Bone tool
  • Star Nozzle
  • 1 x Large Paper Piping Bag
  • 2 x  Small Paper Piping Bags
Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.  


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