Halloween cake can be just as scary as good!

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The Halloween party is a great day for young and old. Originally from the United States, now it is increasingly widespread in Europe. And to enjoy this great day, one likes to be in the mood for the party.

For that, the focus is on decorating, Halloween costume, the many other goodies. And to please your children and your guests, we will offer you some original ideas Halloween cake to order or carry out at home. Be inspired and try our delicious recipes!

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The October 31 became memorable small is big. Each year, more and more families looking forward to the big day. This is the time to impersonate someone else and have fun together as a family. This festival has become the perfect time to dress up, but also to enjoy full of sweets of all shapes and colors. Now we find the same Halloween decoration in the food. For the scariest night of the year, everything must be in theme and at the top.


If you want to surprise your kids or your guests, it's time to make a scary cake, which is the theme of the evening. Do your kids have a context or a favorite character? If so, you can surprise them by making a cake that will delight. Otherwise, you can choose according to the theme of their costumes. Witches, pumpkins, dripping brains, spiders ... the choice is great!

But apart from the external appearance, we have to think about the taste.

Realizing his own Halloween cake, it is possible! And we will make you discover it, so follow our recipes and try realize this at home. And why not, with the help of your children!


Halloween cake recipe for chocolate cake

Let's start with that chocolate cake, simple to perform. It certainly does not take you much time and everyone will taste. In this easy recipe you need to:

  • 200 g. icing sugar
  • 2 vanilla sugar packets
  • 120 g. softened butter
  • 200 ml. of milk
  • 170 g. of flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 40 g. cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla until all the pale. Then, add the eggs and milk. Mix well with an electric mixer. Then add the flour and baking powder gently just after being screened. Finally, remember cocoa. For this recipe you can also add lemon peel, orange or other ingredient that tempts you.

When you have beaten the mixture, pour it into a well-buttered pan. Pass it in a preheated oven at 180 ° for 30 minutes.

Note: You can check for doneness by pricking the cake with a toothpick!


To make the cake Halloween pumpkin-shaped, repeat this cake twice. Or you can cook together in two different molds. The goal is to then paste them with chocolate spread. Thus, you'll get a circular shape that will be the basis of the pumpkin.

Now it is for you to make the decor. Be inspired by the two photos above and feel free to use the orange food coloring to the cream, which will cover your cake. And for the rest of the details, you can use cookies and candy.

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To make the decor of a Halloween cake, it's easy!

For example, if you want to add blood, you can replace it with a syrup of strawberries or raspberries. For other details of it, you can buy or make your own sugar paste. With it, you can do anything! For example, can be manufactured witch fingers, teeth, eyes, but also skulls. And regarding insects are found in candy stores. You just drop them on the cake.


Do you know the cakes pop? This new American trend replaces the big Halloween cakes. It's pretty good and easy to eat. Their great advantage? It's quick and easy to do!

For cakes pop for 12 people, you need to:

  • 100 g. small-butter cookies
  • 150 g. of chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon cream
  • lollipop sticks
  • Halloween food decoration

First crush your cookies? During that time Melt the chocolate and mix it with the cream in a double boiler. Then add this mixture to cookies and make small balls with your hands. This is the basis of your pop cakes.

Now just press the lollipop sticks in each pop cake and decorate. For this you can use the candy melt, and food dye markers.


Halloween cake can also be made into cupcake release. The recipe is classic muffins. It is based on 125 g. flour, 125 g. butter, 125 g. sugar and 2 eggs. And for the icing, using dyes and sugar to the dough.


One of the easiest cakes to make is based on cookies. For this you would need a pack of small butter cookies, your favorite ganache and decorative elements. If you look at the picture above, you will see that the cookies can be used to form the graves in a cemetery. This landscape is often used for Halloween decoration.


We find candy in all its forms!

If you go for a ride in a specialized candy store, you'll see you can find all kinds of sweets that will go well with your Halloween cake. For proof, look at the photo above.


Besides, if you do not have much time, you can buy a simple cake and insert candy in the shape of insects.

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And for the brave, we propose to make disgusting cakes shaped eyes, brains dripping fingers and maggots.


But above all, the most important thing is to provide fun in the kitchen!




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