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12 Awesome Halloween Cakes Anyone Can Make

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. Candy Corn Cake
  2. 2. Ghost-Topped Cake
  3. 3. Graveyard Cake
  4. 4. X-Ray Vision Cake
  5. 5. Monster Eye Cake
  6. 6. Marshmallow Cobweb Cake
  7. 7. Oreo Spider Cake
  8. 8. Haunted Ghost Cake
  9. 9. Halloween Monster Cake
  10. 10. Ghost Cupcakes
  11. 11. Halloween Mason Jar Cupcakes
  12. 12. Spider Halloween Birthday Cake
  13. Need more inspiration to help make your Halloween party spooktacular? Check out these great ideas:
  14. Plus, don't miss out on 32 Halloween Party Food Ideas

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays; it’s such a fun time of year for the whole family. When it comes to themed desserts, Halloween sweets take the cake. Today we want to share some easy Halloween cakes that anyone can use for kid’s party food for a special Halloween bash, class celebration, or for your family to enjoy on Halloween. These cake recipes feature adorable candy corn sunflowers, not-so-spooky ghosts, monster eyes, spiders, mini Mason jar cakes, graveyards, bones, Frankenstein, and even a cobweb cake. There is something for everyone to enjoy this Halloween, so extend an invitation to your place and let them eat cake.

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Bite taken out of a piece of Candy Corn Cake.

1. Candy Corn Cake

While candy corn may not be everyone’s favorite Halloween candy, it does a wonderful job of making this cake pretty. There’s almost no easier way to decorate a cake! This would make a fantastic addition to your next Halloween affair.

Learn how to make this cute and easy Ghost Cake Topper in our free tutorial!

2. Ghost-Topped Cake

This adorable ghost-topped cake won’t be scaring anyone! Learn how to make this adorable trick-or-treater to adorn the top of your festive cake. Create your ghost topper however you’d like if you’re looking for something a little scarier!

Graveyard Cake

3. Graveyard Cake

You can easily recreate this spooky cake with a variety of your favorite cookies. Crush up some chocolate cookies to create piles of dirt around them. Add in any other creepy additions that you’d like!

4. X-Ray Vision Cake

While this cake may look complicated, there are no worries. Simply use and shape white fondant to create the bones. Decorate with your favorite candies, and you’ll have the perfect Halloween cake!

Easy Monster Eye Cake for Halloween | by Carrie Sellman for

5. Monster Eye Cake

This creepy cake is something everyone will love! It’s easy to decorate, which is something you’ll love too! Chocolate sandwich cookies cut in half make the perfect eyeball for your cake. This cake will be watching you until it’s gone this Halloween.

How to Make a Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake for Halloween | Tutorial by Carrie Sellman for

6. Marshmallow Cobweb Cake

This cake is not only cool to look at but also fun to create. For a perfectly creepy Halloween cake, string the marshmallows in any direction. This is sure to wow any guest of yours this Halloween.

7. Oreo Spider Cake

These delectable cookies are the ideal vehicle for everyone’s least favorite creepy crawlies. A simple addition to a cake makes it perfect for Halloween. No matter how much they may creep someone out, they’re sure to be delicious.

ghost cake

8. Haunted Ghost Cake

While this cake may seem like some work, it’s definitely worth the end result. This cake will have your guests doing a double-take when admiring your spooky dessert. A cake like this would be a perfect, haunting addition to any Halloween dessert table.

Halloween Monster Cake

9. Halloween Monster Cake

What’s Halloween without monsters? This green cake makes the perfect Frankenstein. He’ll be a fun addition to any party!

Halloween ghost cupcakes

10. Ghost Cupcakes

While big cakes are delicious, cupcakes are both fun and tasty. These are ideal for your Halloween party and are extremely simple to make! Arrange in a ghostly shape, frost, and that’s it!

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11. Halloween Mason Jar Cupcakes

These could be a fun party favor as your guests leave! Get your kids involved by letting them decorate the outside of the jars. Make them into pumpkins, monsters, or whatever they find spooky this year.

12. Spider Halloween Birthday Cake

Birthday or not, this cake is simple, yet still perfect for Halloween! The big spider on top should be enough to give anyone the creeps. If it’s not your birthday, create a small banner that says “Happy Halloween” or leave it out completely.

Need more inspiration to help make your Halloween party spooktacular? Check out these great ideas:

Plus, don’t miss out on 32 Halloween Party Food Ideas

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