Halloween is one of my 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 I want to share some easy Halloween cakes that anyone can use for kids’ 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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1. Candy Corn Cake
From Make Fabulous Cakes
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.
2. Ghost Topped Cake
From My Cake School
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!
3. Graveyard Cake
From Country Living
Easily recreate this spooky cake with a variety of your favorite cookies. Milano cookies make the perfect tombstone toppers for your Halloween cake. Crush up some chocolate cookies to create piles of dirt around them. Add in any other creepy additions that’d you’d like!
4. X-Ray Vision Cake
From Country Living
While this cake may look complicated, there’s 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!
5. Monster Eye Cake
From The Cake Blog
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 you cake. This cake will be watching you until it’s gone this Halloween.
6. Marshmallow Cobweb Cake
From The Cake Blog
This cake is not only cool to look at, but fun to create! String the marshmallows any which way for a perfectly creepy Halloween cake. This is sure to wow any guest of yours this Halloween.
7. Oreo Spider Cake
These delicious cookies make the perfect bodies for everyone’s least favorite creepy crawly. A simple addition to a cake that makes it perfect for Halloween! No matter how much they may creep someone out, they’re sure to be delicious.
8. Haunted Ghost Cake
From King Arthur Flour
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.
9. Halloween Monster Cake
From Betty Crocker
What’s Halloween without the monsters? This green cake makes the perfect Frankenstein. He’ll be a fun addition to any party!
10. Ghost Cupcakes
While big cakes are delicious, cupcakes are both fun and tasty. These are perfect for your Halloween party and super simple to decorate! Arrange in a ghostly shape, frost, and that’s it!
11. Mini Halloween Mason Jar Cakes
From Life Made Simple via Lil’ Luna
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
From The Hungry Housewife
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.
Get all the supplies you need for your Halloween party with these items:
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- Brain Gelatin Mold Standard
- Halloween Silicone Molds
- Halloween Soap Mold
- Mini Glass Jars
- Gingerbread Cookie Cutter
- Candy Eyeballs
- Non-Stick Silicone Baking Mat Set
- 3-Tier Cooling Rack
- Reusable Silicone Baking Cups
- Silicone Spatula Set
- Cake Decorating Set
- Mixing Bowls Standard Weight Stainless Steel
- Classic Stand Mixer
- Heat Resistant Cooking Utensils
- 9 Inch Round Cake Pan Two Piece Set
- Mini Springform Pan
- Covered Cake Pan
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