How to make a Halloween feast

    Halloween is a fantastic time to encourage your child's interest in cooking. These scary treats make time spent in the kitchen together fun!

    Eyeball pops

    Put on a spooky spread

    Spooky spread
    Get your children in the Halloween mood with a fun and gory supper like eyeball pasta - it's sure to start the fun and frights before the trick-or-treating even begins. Then create a spooky spread for them to come home to - this haunted graveyard cake makes the perfect party centrepiece.



    Scary recipes to make with children

    Eerie eyeball pops
    Toffee popcorn bark
    Squeamish squares
    Hubble bubble pumpkin pot
    Halloween dips and bites

    Make your pumpkin and eat it!

    Halloween pumpkin cake
    Greet trick-or-treaters at the door with a fiery lantern and a slab of cake! Follow our step-by-step guide to carving a pumpkin, then use the leftover flesh in this iced Halloween pumpkin cake.

    More Halloween recipes

    Wizard's hat pasties
    Witches' brew (Pea & bacon chowder)
    Sausage and pumpkin roast
    Spooky spider cakes
    Chocolate orange spider jellies

    Food for grown-ups

    Pumpkin biryani
    As the nights close in around Halloween, a relaxing meal in adult company may be just what you're craving. Make the most of seasonal produce with these autumn recipes and turn up the heat of your usual tipple with cockle-warming punches like this Appleberry mulled wine.

    Treats for autumnal dinner parties

    Pumpkin biryani
    Mustard-glazed chicken with Waldorf stuffing
    Celeriac, pancetta and thyme soup
    Pumpkin and pecan strudel
    Patchwork orchard pie

    For more spooky inspiration visit our Halloween recipe collection.

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    Sweet Sticky Ra...
    20th Oct, 2014
    Those eyeballs look delicious!
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