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Halloween dessert recipes

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No Halloween party is complete without an offering of deadly desserts. Get inspired by spooky sponges, cupcakes, jellies, pumpkin pie, toffee apples and more.

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Try these vegan Halloween recipes, then check out our Halloween cake recipes, Halloween jelly recipes and main collection of Halloween recipes.

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  • Pumpkin & caramel corner-cutting cake 2016

    Pumpkin & caramel cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

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

  • Halloween slash cake served on a cake stand

    Halloween slash cake

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    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

  • A plate serving 4 Halloween toffee apples

    Halloween toffee apples

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Making these toffee apples is a job for grown-ups as the toffee will be very hot – but the kids will love eating them. They're the perfect Halloween treat

  • An apple & strawberry pie placed on a chopping board

    Halloween apple & strawberry pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    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

  • Pavlova with berries, edible flowers and ghost meringues

    Halloween pavlova

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    The ultimate Halloween pavlova cake, sandwiched together with cream and topped with ghoulishly cute decorations. This showstopping bake is perfect for a party

  • Hooting Halloween owls

    Hooting Halloween owls

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.18 ratings

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

  • Maggoty apples

    Maggoty apples

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    If you're looking to whip up some ghoulish goodies with your little monsters this Halloween, this frightfully fruity recipe perfectly fits the bill

  • Freaky finger red velvet cake

    Freaky finger red velvet cake

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Mini pumpkin & feta pies on a wire rack

    Mini pumpkin & feta pies

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Throw a Halloween party and serve these fearsome pumpkin and feta pies. Perfect for little hands, kids will enjoy helping to make them in the kitchen

  • Frozen banana ghosts

    Frozen banana ghosts

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Bananas taste spookily like creamy ice cream when frozen in ghostly robes of white chocolate - quick and easy, with just 4 ingredients

  • Spooky Halloween marshmallow cheesecake

    Spooky Halloween marshmallow cheesecake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Send a shiver down the spines of your party guests with this cute Halloween cheesecake, made with marshmallows and decorated with spooky meringue ghosts

  • Pumpkin cheesecake on a cake stand

    Pumpkin cheesecake

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Celebrate autumn with this seasonal baked cheesecake. With a moreish, lightly spiced, creamy filling and crunchy ginger base, it's well worth the effort

  • Kiwi slime pies served on an oval plate

    Kiwi slime pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Make these kiwi pies for a Halloween party and they'll go down a treat with kids and grown-ups alike. Green jelly and custard make a delicious 'slime' filling

  • Scary Halloween jelly

    Scary Halloween jelly

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.7 ratings

    Trick or treat time! This kids' party dessert may look gruesome, but the eyeballs and fingers are all sweet and fruity bites

  • Pumpkin cupcakes on a board

    Pumpkin cupcakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.57 ratings

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

  • Sticky ginger parkin served in a skillet

    Sticky ginger skillet parkin

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Try this one-pan pud/cake hybrid as an easy dessert for Bonfire Night, Halloween or cooler nights. Served straight from the oven, it’s perfect with custard

  • Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    Squidgy pumpkin & ginger loaf

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.10 ratings

    Use up your Halloween pumpkin leftovers in this dense, sticky loaf cake which pairs the sweet earthiness of squash with warming ginger

  • Black cat cake served on a cake stand

    Black cat cake

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Vegan pumpkin pie on plate with slice cut

    Vegan pumpkin pie

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make this easy vegan version of a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Filled with sweet pumpkin and warming spice, our indulgent pumpkin pie is great for sharing

  • Chocolate orange spider jellies

    Chocolate orange spider jellies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These jellies are bound to be a hit at kids' parties - the webs add a spooky touch and taste great with the jelly

  • Spider web chocolate fudge muffins

    Spider web chocolate fudge muffins

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.35 ratings

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

  • Pumpkin & pecan strudel

    Pumpkin & pecan strudel

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Falling somewhere between a pumpkin pie and a filo pastry apple strudel, this sweet roll works with maple syrup and custard

  • Fudgy chocolate & orange gateau

    Fudgy chocolate & orange gateau

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 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

  • Spider's web cake 2016

    Spider's web cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.7 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

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