Spider cake with slice cut

Halloween baking recipes

Make spooky cupcakes, a stunning celebration cake or cool ghoul biscuits with our best Halloween baking recipes for kids and grown-ups.

7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Swiss meringue buttercream icing transformed into a spooky Halloween showstopper - this rich chocolate sponge will be the guest of honour at any Halloween party

1 hr and 55 mins
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake our Halloween cupcakes for your little monsters. With black velvet sponge and scary faces made using simple icing techniques, they're spookily good

45 mins
Easy
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10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Terrify and delight this Halloween with a dramatic chocolate red velvet cake, sandwiched with an easy cream cheese frosting

1 hr and 25 mins
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6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This cake uses a few shortcuts but the final result is a deliciously impressive dulce de leche and pumpkin spice-filled sponge

1 hr and 15 mins
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake our ghost-shaped piñata biscuits with the kids for a Halloween treat. They feature a surprise centre with popping candy to stir up some excitement

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a feline-themed treat this Halloween with this family-friendly chocolate cake. Kids will love getting involved with the cute black cat decoration

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lightly spiced pumpkin scones warm and topped generously with butter or cream cheese. They make a perfect snack for autumn, especially at Halloween

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Create these cute spider biscuits with kids as part of a Halloween party feast. Children will love adding the spooky chocolate spider legs and icing eyes

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
56 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Use grated pumpkin or butternut squash for these gorgeous, spiced cupcakes

40 mins
Easy
35 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Special Hallowe'en chocolatey bakes for lucky trick or treaters - you can make ahead and freeze

45 mins
More effort
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

What says 'Halloween party' more than this cake? Fondant icing, strawberry jam and red food colouring are the secrets behind the 'blood' topping and filling

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 2.4 out of 5 star rating

Get seasonal and spooky with this simple but effective ghost cake – the perfect bake for a Halloween party with friends

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this fruity pie as a Halloween treat. Puff pastry is filled with strawberry jam and apple then decorated with icing eyes for an Egyptian 'mummy' effect

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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