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Spooky Halloween Cakes

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Serves 1 - 6 Cakes

Halloween is the perfect excuse to have fun in the kitchen and there pumpkin flavoured are no exception.

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  • for the cake:
  • 175g (6oz) pumpkin flesh, cubed
  • 125g (4oz) butter
  • 125g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 175g (6oz) self-raising flour
  • 1tsp ground mixed spice
  • for the decoration:
  • 4tbsp apricot jam
  • icing sugar, to dust
  • about 300g (11oz) oranges
  • purple and white ready to roll icing
  • food colouring
  • a little royal icing
  • Equipment
  • Halloween silicone cake pan
  • baking sheet
  • silicone pastry brush
  • modelling tool
  • silicone icing pan


    To cover the cakes with coloured ready-to-roll icing, we used the traditional Halloween black, orange & purple as some white for the ghost.

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