Halloween spider fairy cakes

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    1 hour 30 min

    These are a great for a children's Halloween party! Chocolate cake mix is an easy option when you are making so many. Use liquorice laces for the legs and mini jelly beans or Smarties for the eyes.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 24 

    • 1 (500g) package chocolate cake mix
    • 500g (1 1/4 lb) black liquorice laces
    • 500g (1 1/4 lb) dark chocolate icing
    • 48 jelly diamonds
    • 48 mini jelly beans

    Method
    Prep:1hr  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

    1. Prepare fairy cakes according to package directions. Let cool completely.
    2. Cut liquorice laces into 7cm (3 in) sections. Working with one or two cakes at a time, so the icing doesn't set before decorating, ice the fairy cakes with the chocolate icing. Insert liquorice pieces into the outer edges of the cakes to make the legs of the spider, 3 legs on each side (4 take up too much space). Place two jelly diamonds on the front for fangs and use two mini jelly beans as eyes. Repeat with remaining fairy cakes.

    Tip:

    Feel free to play around with the fairy cake decorations - you can use Smarties or buttons for the eyes, or strawberry laces for the legs. Just try to make them look as scary as possible!

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