Hauntingly Delicious Halloween Cakes
From creepy and crawly to cute and crafty, we've got all of the Halloween cakes to take your party to the next spooky level.
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Black Magic Cake
This deep, dark chocolate cake is the perfect canvas for a spooky holiday dessert. Top it with a spider web or a mummy made from melted and stretched marshmallows.
Get the Recipe: Black Magic Cake
No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Brain
Spook your friends and serve a delicious brain on Halloween. This no-bake strawberry cheesecake made in a plastic mold looks hauntingly real. Top it with fruit syrup "blood" and you've got the scariest dessert in town.
Get the Recipe: No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Brain
There's no magic potion in this cauldron - it's a chocolate cake! To create the edible pot, trim a four-layer cake, leaving a wide lip around the edge. We frosted the whole thing black, then added doughnut handles and gummy-candy flames. That bubbling green stuff on top is just lime gelatin.
Get the Recipe: Cauldron Cake
Ree’s cake eyeballs are the perfect bite-size treat for a Halloween party. Make sure the cake balls are completely firm before coating them with melted chocolate - if not, you’ll be up to your eyeballs in crumbs!
Get the Recipe: Cake Eyeballs
Candy Bucket Cake
It’s no tricks, all treats with this candy bucket cake. To make the edible bucket, trim a one-inch circle from the top of the cake. Fill the hole with your favorite candy, then add licorice handles. We’re willing to bet it’s the sweetest dessert at the party.
Get the Recipe: Candy Bucket Cake
Stuffed Candy Corn Cake
Not only does this festive bull's-eye cake slice up into pieces that look like giant candy corns, the inside holds a secret cache of the treats themselves that spill forth when you open it up.
Get the Recipe: Stuffed Candy Corn Cake
Chocolate-Pumpkin Crepe Cake
Looking for a dessert that’s more stylish than scary? With paper-thin crepe layers, a smooth pumpkin filling and a rich chocolate ganache, this elegant cake is sure to be a showstopper.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Pumpkin Crepe Cake
Hidden Horror Black Widow Cake
This takes the cake for the most twisted dessert. Luckily, it's also delicious.
Get the Recipe: Hidden Horror Black Widow Cake
These little monsters are scary cute. As an added bonus, they are prepared in individual jars, so there’s no need to worry about doling up dessert during the Monster Mash.
Get the Recipe: Frankenstein Cheesecakes
Eyeball Lava Cake
This eyeball cake is the stuff of Halloween nightmares: When you slice into it, a gush of raspberry jam flows out.
Get the Recipe: Eyeball Lava Cake
Pull-Apart Graveyard Cupcake Cake
This haunted graveyard looks like a cake, but it’s actually made up of individual cupcakes, making it the perfect self-serve party option. Just grab your cupcake and go - no knives necessary.
Pull-Apart Graveyard Cupcake Cake: Pull-Apart Graveyard Cupcakes
Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Skull Cake
We topped elegant strawberry shortcake with a ghoulish white chocolate skull in this spectacular Halloween dessert. Pour over the hot strawberry sauce to reveal the surprise inside!
Get the Recipe: Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Skull Cake
Spider Cake Pops
These creepy-crawly cake pops are the perfect addition to your Halloween snack table. To make the legs on these little critters, cut black licorice into short pieces and stick them on with melted chocolate.
Get the Recipe: Spider Cake Pops
Spiced Caramel Roulade with Ginger Cream
A seasonal spice cake is rolled around a sweet, zingy filling to create this beautiful dessert. For extra flair, use Halloween cookie cutters as an outline for a confectioners’ sugar and cinnamon design.
Get the Recipe: Spiced Caramel Roulade with Ginger Cream
Mini Pumpkin Spice Cakes with Orange Glaze
Sandra’s super-simple pumpkins are a piece of cake. She starts with a boxed spice cake mix, then melts white chocolate and food coloring to create an orange glaze.
Get the Recipe: Mini Pumpkin Spice Cakes with Orange Glaze
Chocolate-Orange Cake Pops
Giada’s cute cake pops are perfectly portioned for your Halloween guests. Serve them at your party or wrap them in decorative cellophane for a sweet party favor!
Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Orange Cake Pops
Blood Red Velvet Armadillo Cake
Nancy like to creep out her family with this roadkill armadillo cake. It’s a great Halloween cake to make with kids - a little messy and a lot of fun.
Get the Recipe: Blood Red Velvet Armadillo Cake
Milk Chocolate Graveyard Cake
This chocolate graveyard is hauntingly boo-tiful, complete with crushed wafer "dirt," cookie tombstones, candy bones and a sweet chocolate tree.
Get the Recipe: Milk Chocolate Graveyard Cake
Creepy Cookie Cake
With recipes this easy, it’s easy to see why Sandra is the queen of Halloween. Crushed up chocolate sandwich cookies fill the semi-homemade cake, then she uses even more as tombstones on top.
Get the Recipe: Creepy Cookie Cake
Eyeball Mini Cakes
Duff uses French buttercream and some food coloring to turn a simple pumpkin cupcake into a bloodshot eyeball. Just one bite and you’ll be dying for more!
Get the Recipe: Eyeball Mini Cakes
Bloody Cheesecake Bars with Broken Glass Caramel
Here’s a tip for crystal-clear caramel that looks just like glass: don’t stir the sugar once it starts to boil. If you do, it can crystalize and appear cloudy.
Get the Recipe: Bloody Cheesecake Bars with Broken Glass Caramel