Halloween is only a few days away! If you’re scrambling like me about what to make at your upcoming parties, here are some of my favorite creepy desserts crawling around on the web. Here is a perfect round-up of 15 Halloween Desserts just in time for the scariest day of the year. Make sure you pin this for next year too!
Miniature chocolate bundt cakes covered in a hard chocolate ganache shell, then smothered with melted marshmallow spider webs. The perfect little home for a friendly little chocolate spider!
Blogging this October has been so much fun! Halloween and all her spookiness has sparked my baking imagination. First came the Ferrero Rocher Spiders which turned into Chocolate Tarantula Cupcakes, and then my Monster Strawberry Cupcakes (my favorite so far). I’m a Christmas girl through and through, but I gotta say I’m kind of sad to see Halloween go. There’s only a little under 2 weeks left of October and it will all be over.
These little Chocolate Spider Nest Bundt Cakes were incredibly easy to make! A tiny bit messy, but if you have little kids they would have a blast getting their little hands dirty with you. It’s the perfect fall kiddie afternoon project, and the end result is edible. Win win!
When I mean messy…I mean messy. But all in good fun! I got the idea from The Cake Blog. You just microwave the marshmallows for 30 seconds and stir until they’re cool enough to touch. Then just stretch thin strands all over the little cakes. Easy!
Spooky Chocolate Tarantula Cupcakes that are perfect for Halloween! Super dark chocolate cupcakes topped with vibrant purple vanilla buttercream and topped with the most adorable chocolate spiders!
Last week I posted a super easy and adorable tutorial for these Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Spiders. I made my favorite chocolate cupcakes and topped them with the hairy coconut chocolate spiders. My son Oliver, who has inherited my really crazy, borderline ridiculous obsession for chocolate, still would not go near these guys. I guess no matter how delicious something is, if it has eight legs you squeal and run away. And that’s exactly what my four year old did. I just shrugged and ate his cupcake.
These strawberries have come alive! Moist strawberry cupcakes with vanilla buttercream and crushed oreo cookies with a frightening strawberry monster. These Monster Strawberry Cupcakes will make a killer impression at your next Halloween party!
My kids are pretty young so we only have one Halloween season under our belt. We waited until Oliver was older before we ventured out to ask our neighbors for sugary delights. Last year we took him Trick Or Treating for the first time. He was a three year old Ollie-wan Kenobi and the little guy had the best time. On the way home he bit straight through a tootsie roll wrapper because his anxious little fingers couldn’t unwrap it in time. He’s just like his Mamma.