Halloween recipes, tricks and treats

Looking for a truly hideous Halloween? We have frightening feasts, terrifying treats, pumpkin pin-ups and much, much more. Enter, but only if you dare...

Halloween cake recipes

Bake up spooky sponges and creepy cupcakes for your Halloween celebrations

Three ways to carve a pumpkin for Halloween

From a simple spooky face to a daring Dalek, carve your best pumpkin ever with our video guide

9 things you can carve for Halloween that aren’t pumpkins

Carve up a freaky family of fruit and veg, from peppers and pineapples to melons and marrows

How to throw a last minute Halloween party

Has Halloween crept up on you? Follow our tips for planning a monster mash post-haste

Top Tip

Try spicing up traditional apple bobbing by adding some milk and food dye into the mix to make it frogspawn green or blood-curding red.

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