Pumpkin & caramel cake

Halloween cake recipes

16 Recipes

Sink your teeth into bewitching cakes and bakes this Halloween. We have various tricky treats from spider web muffins and pumpkin cakes to eyeball pops.

Pumpkin & caramel cake

3.75

(2 ratings)

This cake uses a few shortcuts but the final result is a deliciously impressive dulce de leche and pumpkin spice-filled sponge
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • More effort

Halloween cupcakes recipe

3.75

(4 ratings)

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

Spider's web cake

5

(5 ratings)

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 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Freaky finger red velvet cake

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Terrify and delight this Halloween with a dramatic chocolate red velvet cake, sandwiched with an easy cream cheese frosting
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort

Frankenstein cupcakes

2.5

(2 ratings)

Make your own monsters this Halloween with our easy baking recipe - decorate with green and black icing and mini marshmallows
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Eerie eyeball pops

3.76087

(23 ratings)

These spooky chocolate cake balls will be a hit with kids at Halloween - they can help decorate them too
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Hooting Halloween owls

4.875

(16 ratings)

Delicious and simple chocolate cup cakes to make with the kids at Halloween - real crowd-pleasers
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Spooky spider cakes

4.153845

(13 ratings)

Children will have great fun decorating these at Halloween parties
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Halloween pumpkin cake

4.84964

(138 ratings)

Like carrot cake? Then try using up your leftover pumpkin in this clever traybake for Halloween
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Haunted graveyard cake

4.557145

(35 ratings)

The perfect centrepiece for a Halloween celebration, this cake is guaranteed to make your party extra spooky
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • More effort

Fudgy chocolate & orange gateau

5

(2 ratings)

This sensational striped sponge requires careful assembly and lots of preparation to perfect the decoration, so set aside a good chunk of time in the kitchen. We've got a Guide to help you every step of the way, see the Tip box below
  • 5 hours
  • A challenge

Pumpkin & ginger teabread

4.364755

(61 ratings)

A moist cake bread to serve thickly sliced and buttered- it's good for lunchboxes and with a cup of tea
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Malloween ghosts

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Made with melted marshmallows, these spooky little Halloween cakes are both chewy and crisp
  • 1 hour
  • More effort

Squeamish squares

4.25

(4 ratings)

These will be a big hit at Halloween – sticky, crunchy and chewy in one bite
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy