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Spooky Spiderweb Cake

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Yield: 10 servings


1 package cake mix (prepared following 9- inch round cake directions) or unfrosted 9- inch bakery cake
Buttercream Frosting:
6 cups powdered sugar, divided
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
7 Tablespoons milk, divided
1 teaspoon vanilla
Web Decor:
Blue food coloring
Pastry bag and writing tip
2 black jelly beans
1 black licorice whip, cut into 8 pieces


Place cake on serving plate.

Buttercream Frosting:
Combine 3 cups powdered sugar, butter, shortening, 4 tablespoons milk and vanilla extract in bowl. Beat until smooth.

Add remaining powdered sugar; beat until light and fluffy, adding more milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, as needed for good spreading consistency.

Reserve 1/2 cup frosting; tint remaining 1 1/2 cups frosting with blue food coloring. Frost cake with blue frosting.

Web Decor:
Using writing tip and remaining 1/2 cup white frosting, pipe 4 concentric circles, about 1- inch apart, and dot in the center of cake. Draw tip of knife through circles at regular intervals, alternating direction each time. Place jelly beans for spider's body and head on cake. Place licorice pieces as spider legs.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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