Top 10 Delicious Food Recipes for Spooky Halloween Party

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Hannah White

Hannah White

Last updated:  2020-11-16 14:52:19

What are the first few thoughts that occur to you when someone mentions the fall? For us, it's crisp air, colorful leaves, the smell of rain, pumpkin spice, and of course, Halloween. We're looking forward to October 31st since this is the day when we're attending or throwing a Halloween-themed party, carving pumpkins into Jack-o'-lanterns, trick or treating, and watching scary movies. Anyway, there are plenty of creative food ideas for the occasion, and we had a hard time choosing only ten. Nevertheless, we think that our list of top ten delicious food recipes for your spooky Halloween party will amaze your friends. Check it out and combine with some excellent cocktails.

10. Pumpkin Cake

Adorable pumpkin is the perfect edible decoration for your party table

Can you imagine the real Halloween party without the pumpkins? Of course you can't! They are the ideal decorations for inside and outside the house, and pumpkin cake is on the table since this is a delicious party food idea. This Pumpkin Cake looks and tastes delicious, and it's easy to prepare.

The lovers of fall will be so thrilled as this treat consists of many delightful fall spices. The outside of a cake is so adorable, as it looks like a real orange pumpkin. However, if you are a fan of the white ones, you can use white food coloring. On the other hand, the inside is no less than satisfactory, because it's filled with a cream cheese frosting. So yum!

9. Spider Web Halloween Cake

The chocolate spider rules this cake

This Spider Web Cake will surely steal the show at your Halloween party, so you won't make a mistake by serving it. This cake is so rich with chocolate, as it's filling has the black one, while the white one serves as a decoration for a spider web. Also, there is the fudge buttercream topping.

At any rate, you can click on the link for cooking directions or use your own cake recipe and decorate it with a white chocolate web. The link above also explains how to make chocolate spiders, as the cake will get a scarier appearance. We're sure that there are arachnophobes among your friends!

8. Bat Cake

Every single cake could get spooky with those chocolate bats on it

Bats decorations are often used at Halloween parties. The Bat Cake looks extraordinary and hard to prepare, but don't be fooled. It's also filled with a dozen tasty fall spices, and the preparation isn't complicated. You may find this bat decoration so suitable for your Halloween-themed party. Nonetheless, you'll need candy melts for the chocolate bats since that's a substitute for it that could melt and harden quickly. 

When you start creating bats, we suggest putting them onto the parchment paper, so you can pick them easier after they've hardened. The orange color, which gradually transforms into white, is made of creamy Italian meringue buttercream and food color, but there's always an option to cover it with pumpkin buttercream. The moist texture makes this cake an easy bite.

7. Halloween Cupcakes

These creepy colorful cupcakes make every party table looks more creative

Halloween cupcakes are a must-have at every Halloween party, as they look spooky and perfectly suitable for the occasion. There are various creative possibilities, but we'll show you five easy cupcake designs so you could garnish your Halloween-themed table like a pro. 

So, prepare yourself as you're about to make some delightful fluffy chocolate cupcakes. In this recipe, you'll find out the best methods and techniques for creating the designs in the shape of Jack-o'-lanterns, spiders, skeletons, Frankenstein's Monsters, and mummies. If you get a rush of inspiration, you can create some designs of your own. Feel free to experiment, as you can use the tips and tricks from this recipe in the link above. 

6. Halloween Witch Cupcakes

These cupcakes require more time to prepare, but it's worth it, as they look so lovable

Those little witchy cupcakes, with their tall black hats, are so adorable. You have to put some effort and arm yourself with patience while making it, but in the end, the final result will astonish you and your guests even more. According to the recipe, the base consists of fluffy, moist, well-spiced pumpkin cupcakes. Anyway, you can also use some other recipe for this layer if you like, but for now, let's stick to the original one. 

The next step is making the creepy little witch faces, and for that, you'll need a buttercream mixed with the green food color. In the end, you have to make their cute hats, but don't let it scare you, as the recipe includes an easily available ice cream cone.   

5. Bloody Fingers

This is the real horror on a plate! Perfect for Halloween party

Though bloody fingers don't look so tempting and edible, they are perfectly suitable for this kind of party. Well, on second thought, why would anyone prepare it for some other occasion? Anyway, that's a very clever idea for a Halloween-themed party. Moreover, you can use it for a trick or treat gifts, as we're sure that children will adore it!

The recipe is easy to make, though you have to use some creative skills while shaping the curves and lines onto fingers. For the nails, you can use halved almonds, and for the fake blood, strawberry jam. It's so simple and yet so horrifying on the table, perfect for Halloween.

4. Halloween Chocolate Covered Oreos

Wake up your artistic soul, and start decorating the delicious Oreos

In some recipes, not everything is about making food - the trick is to decorate it well. In the light of that, we wouldn't call this one a recipe because this is more DIY decoration. The Oreo cookies are famous and remarkably delicious, so they are the main ingredient. What you need to do is mix the food colors and turn yourself into an artist.

Let your creativity run wild and start making charming miracles with food! There are plenty of ideas in the link above, so pick the ones you like the most. The little orange pumpkins are our faves.  

3. Spooky Strawberries and Breakable Brain

This is the perfect mysterious Halloween gift

The breakable chocolate brain is a tremendously good idea for the Halloween table decoration. It's the kind of food that looks so unattractive, and yet so appropriate for the happening. If you like creative recipes, this one will be most suitable for you. There is also no baking or cooking involved here!

You can let your artistic soul create wonders on those strawberries, as they are the main ingredient, besides the white melting candy used for the brain's shape. The idea of putting strawberries and a chocolate brain in the box is so fantastic. You can make it for your friends as a mysterious gift for Halloween.

2. Bloody Broken Glass Recipe

This is the type of cupcakes that couldn't be unnoticed when served

The broken glass, nailed into the cookie and covered with fake blood, couldn't be unnoticed among the various scary, spooky, and weird food specialties. This recipe is not among the complicated ones since you can make your favorite cupcake recipe as a base. Still, the trick is making the authentic look of glass.

You'll do this by stirring the water and sugar until it begins to boil. The process will take 3-5 minutes, and after that, pour the melted sugar onto a baking sheet, leave it to cool, and then put in the fridge for a few hours to harden. After that, use a knife to crack it into the shapes of broken glass. You can also find a method of making fake blood by clicking the above link.

1. Dracula Dentures

Marvelous and so suitable for the Halloween party

This super scary delicious treat is a must-have on the table at your Halloween-themed party. The Dracula Dentures become so popular, as they look so creepy. Therefore they deserve a place between your other spooky treats. You'll be surprised to find out that the preparation time for this meal is only 30 minutes, and it could serve as a last-minute idea for the decoration bites.

According to the recipe, you'll need one chocolate chip cookie dough, a can of heavenly delicious vanilla frosting, red food coloring, mini marshmallows for the teeth, and the almonds for the fangs. Unique and yet so simple to make, right? 

Did you find your favorite recipe after reading our list? Tell us which one attracted your attention the most. Would you prepare some of them for your party? Please tell us your thoughts on this topic in the comment section. We'll be happy to read it! 

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