Halloween Cupcakes with Chocolate Spider Web
use packaged brand
|For chocolate web and spider|
semi-sweet chips, null, null
Make cupcakes and set aside.
CHOCOLATE WEB AND SPIDER- On a sheet of parchment paper draw an 11 inch circle with a pen or pencil and draw a spider web on it, extending some of ends beyond circle.
Tear off a large corner of the paper and on it draw a spider.
Turn drawings over onto a large baking sheet.
In a metal bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water melt chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
Transfer chocolate to a pastry bag fitted with a #3 plain tip (slightly smaller than ⅛ inch).
(Alternatively, form a makeshift pastry bag: Transfer chocolate to a small sealable plastic bag and seal bag, pressing out excess air.
Squeeze chocolate to one corner of bag and snip off about 1 inch from corner making a small hole.
) Pipe chocolate on web, beginning with spokes, and on spider.
Freeze web and spider on baking sheet until very firm, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.