It’s that time of year again – out come the annual Halloween costumes, pumpkins and trick or treating, not forgetting the ‘resurrection’ of spooktacular sweets, cupcakes, and even mocktail concoctions. We have put together a round-up of our favourite recipes to give you inspiration this Halloween.

Whether you are having a foodtastic Halloween restaurant event or a family friendly bash, there is always space for cupcakes. With the rise of social platforms such as Instagram and Pinterest, there has never been a more inspirational foodie time to create cupcakes which are sure to impress your guests.

From cob webs made from icing to artificial spiders, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating cupcakes which taste great and look spectacularly terrifying.

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Make your own mini monsters using green and black icing with marshmallows.

Frankenstein comes from the novel written by Mary Shelley; that tells a story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in a scientific experiment gone wrong…



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‘Trick or treat gruesome, but the eyeballs and fingers are all sweet and fruity bites.’Create a gruesome offering with this spooky looking jelly desser time! This kids’ party dessert may lookt with gummy worms and eye ball which will really get the kids spooked out this Halloween.



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To create the perfect centrepiece for your Halloween celebration, this Haunted Graveyard cake is perfect. By adding some simple gravestone shaped cookies and a few meringue ghosts to a simple chocolate sponge cake, a truly Halloween inspired treat can be made in just 45 minutes!



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The perfect Halloween snack, whether you are handing them out to trick or treaters or laying them on the table for your celebratory event in your restaurant, these fun and frightful chocolate spider cookies really hit the spot. Add a couple of eyes made from icing and liquorice legs to create a tasty but terrifying treat for all involved.



Dracula’s blood punchdracula

Inspired by mulled wine, this non-alcoholic cocktail includes ginger, cloves, chilli and orange. The flavoursome drink is blood red in colour from added cherry juice – perfectly representing Dracula’s favourite choice of drink… blood.

Add a touch of spook with gummy fangs to set the scene.


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