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12 Awesome Halloween Cakes Anyone Can Make

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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.

Awesome Halloween Cakes

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Awesome Candy Corn Cake Halloween Recipe

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.

Easy Ghost Topped Cake Halloween Party Ideas

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!

Easy Monster Eye Cake Fun Halloween Ideas

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.

Marshmallow Cobweb Cake For 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.

Easy Oreo Spider Cake Party Ideas

7. Oreo Spider Cake

From Bird on a Cake, inspired by Cookies and Cups

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.

Haunted Ghost Cake perfect for Halloween Party

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.

Easy Halloween Monster Cake to Make

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

From Parents.com

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!

Mini Halloween Mason Jar Cakes for Halloween Party

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.

Spider Halloween Party Cake

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.

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Rachelle Jones

Rachelle is an ex-rocker turned work-at-home mom who has way more fun hanging out at home with the family than she ever did at a concert. She loves baking, reading, and anything DIY. She holds down the fort while her very hard working husband braves the night shift. She loves to keep a clean home and throw the occasional dance party. All things blogging and Disney make her smile and she loves sharing things that she has found across the web with you.