19 October 2012

Spider cupcakes

These are really quick and easy to make and great for the little ones to decorate, transforming them into spooky spider delights with purple bursting insides!



Ingredients
Cupcakes
4oz butter
4oz caster sugar
4oz self-raising flour
2 eggs
Handful of blueberries to add to the cakes (optional)

Decorating
6oz icing sugar
A few drops of water
A few drops of food colouring of your choice
Fizzy laces and sweets


Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  • Combine your sugar, eggs, flour and butter in a bowl until smooth. Add the blueberries and stir through.
  • Divide the mixture evenly between 12 cake case and pop in the oven for around 15 minutes (until lightly brown and risen).
  • Allow to cool before decorating.
  • To make the icing combine the icing sugar, water and food colouring in a bowl.
  • Spoon onto the cakes and using sweets and fizzy laces` make eyes and legs for the spider.
  • Scoff!



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