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July 25, 2024

Spiderman Birthday Cake: A superheroic theme!!

Spiderman Cake

Nowadays, we have a cake based on its theme for every occasion. Creating character birthday cakes has always been an addition to your party theme. Hence, making these cakes have always filled our lives with joy. No matter what color, shape, or theme a cake has, it has always been a delight to our feast.

Desserts without cake are impossible to believe. Cakes are always a significant investment in your time, but a real baker is never tired of making cakes. We have numerous types of cakes, starting from realistic to magical and ending with our superheroic theme.

A real baker has to think out of the box before creating or presenting any themed cake with his excellence. When we talk about the ‘superhero’ theme, it is an all-time favorite theme, especially for boys. One can never forget about the most famous superhero:’ Spiderman,’ the real hero of all time to whom kids relate in this generation. Even today, Spiderman themes can be seen from clothes to the cake theory worldwide. Spiderman was known to have a brave heart, and his stories are why people fell in love with his character. His movies are still a thrill to kids these days. Due to the kids, this trend has begun as this theme adds power to their parties. It has always been momentary fun for kids, from buying spider-related things to having spider cakes.

A Spiderman birthday cake is perfect for theme parties or superhero theme parties, so they can never run out of trends even after a lifetime. One can make this Spiderman cake with many layers. There are different flavors for the Spiderman cake, for example, vanilla, chocolate, etc.

This cake recipe is 4 layers of sweet dough stacked with buttercream frosting and cherry pie filling to sweeten your spidey senses.

Basic ingredients that you will need to make Spiderman cake are:

  • 2 cups of sugar {can be powdered}
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 large cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract { for fragrance}
  • 2 teaspoons of buttery sweet dough flavor 
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of baking soda 
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • Red swiss buttercream {optional} you can use any.
  • Black royal icing in a piping bag filled with a 4 tip
  • Black fondant {must}
  • 2 cups of extra powdered sugar
  • White buttercream frosting {must}

In case you want to make the Spiderman cake using :

Chocolate buttercream

  • 1 stick of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1 tablespoon of heavy cream
  • ⅓ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder sifted

Vanilla buttercream

  • 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp of heavy cream
  • 1 oz red no-taste food coloring paste
  • ½ oz black food coloring paste)

Equipment required to design Spiderman Cake:

  • Large and medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer 
  • Rubber spatula {preferably any}
  • Whisk
  • Two-inch round cake pans, sprayed and lined with parchment rounds {needed} 
  • Parchment paper
  • Cake board 
  • Wax paper
  • Tape
  • X-acto knife 
  • Small fondant rolling pin {must}
  • Small offset spatula 
  • Cardstock
  • Spiderman templates

Instructions to design Spiderman Cake:

  1. Firstly, you must preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Then in a medium bowl, preferably combine sugar, eggs, oil, vanilla, sweet dough flavor, and sour cream and mix until well combined. Keep aside
  3. Then separately, in a large bowl, whisk together baking soda. Baking powder. and salt
  4. The next step is to combine the wet and dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Then pour the batter into two-inch round sprayed and lined pans and bake for 50 to 55 minutes maximum.
  6. Let it cool completely and level the top of the cakes layer by layer carefully.
  7. Lastly, cut each cake in half horizontally so that there are 4 layers of cake.
  8. Spread buttercream frosting between each layer and a dam of frosting to hold the cherry filling inside.

Decoration of the Spiderman Cake design:

  1. Firstly, you must use an offset spatula to frost the entire cake with red Swiss buttercream.
  2. Pipe a spider web on the top and sides of the cake with black royal icing {as prescribed above}.
  3. Then print the Spiderman logo template onto cardstock and then use an X-acto knife to cut around the logo’s outline.
  4. The next step is to roll out the black fondant about ¼ inch thick onto a surface prepared with powdered sugar. Use the cardstock stencil to cut out the primary Spiderman logo carefully. The shape should be accurate.
  5. Then gently place the fondant logo onto the top of the cake, in the center of the spider web.
  6. This Spiderman cake will take your taste buds up and away!

 Basic information:

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Bake time: 55 minutes
  • Cooling time: 15 minutes 
  • Total time: 1 ½ hour estimated
  • Size: 4 layers and 10-inch round cake.

Spiderman Cake Price

Half (½) kg cake priceINR 795
One (1) kg cake priceINR 1,595
Two (2) kg cake priceINR 3,195
Three (3) kg cake priceINR 4,795
Ffour (4) kg cake priceINR 6,395


  • All equipment should be used while making Spiderman cake.
  • Ingredients should be measured well while making Spiderman theme cake.
  • One must use the correct tin to make this cake, and it should have a proper Spiderman design.
  • Sift dry ingredients only, but carefully.
  • The essential elements are frosting cream, piping bags, cake tins, rolling pins, and fondants.
  • We have used the cherry pie recipe, but you can also make Spiderman theme cake using chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry according to your wish.
  • Try adding your ideas to make this basic cake tastier.
  • Use different food colors according to the color prescribed.


For those who have no idea who invented the Spiderman cake, One must check out Lauded Mason’s baking skills as she was the first person to make the unbelievable Spiderman cake!!

As it is quoted with the most famous lines by this brave superhero:

“With great power comes responsibility,” which relates to his life…

One can inscribe this wonderful message on the cake to give a tribute to this.  


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