Cobweb Chocolate Cake

Melted marshmallows become eerie cobwebs.
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  • 12Servings


  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp. whole milk
  • Two 8-inch round chocolate cake layers, frozen
  • 12 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 12 oz. marshmallows
  • Plastic spider, for decorating


In large bowl, using electric mixer, beat sugar, 1/2 stick butter, and milk until smooth; spread between cake layers. In bowl, microwave chocolate and remaining 1 stick butter on high until melted; pour half of ganache over cake. Let stand for 10 minutes. Pour remaining ganache over cake. Let stand for 1 hour. In large bowl, microwave marshmallows on high until melted; stir until smooth. Wearing rubber gloves, pull marshmallows into thin cobweb strands; layer onto cake. Decorate with spider.