Chocolate ‘Spider’ Cupcakes




Total Time: 43 mins

Prep Time: 25 mins

Cook Time: 15-18 mins

Yield: 12 servings

Dish Size: Cupcake Pan





  • 1 chocolate fudge cake mix, prepared as cupcakes
  • 1 can creamy chocolate frosting
  • ½ cup chocolate sprinkles
  • 24 medium googly eyes
  • 1 large package licorice whips




  1. Prepare and bake cupcakes in a temp-tations® cupcake pan according to package directions. Cool completely.
  2. Using an offset spatula, frost cupcakes.
  3. Dip each frosted cupcake into chocolate sprinkles, then place 2 “eyes” toward the front of each cupcake.
  4. Cut licorice whips into 2-inch pieces. You’ll need 6-8 for each cupcake.
  5. With a toothpick or skewer, make 6-8 holes in each cupcake. Place licorice pieces into holes to form spider legs.



Tara’s Tidbits®

This is a great recipe to make with kids and is sure to be a hit at Halloween parties!