Easy Ways to Improve Your Halloween Treats
Get inspired by the contestants' creations on Halloween Baking Championship.
Use Pomegranate Seeds as Bug Eggs
Lynsey brilliantly used pomegranate seeds as bug eggs to top her key lime coconut custard. The whole thing was domed with a white chocolate cage and then dramatically melted with a hot raspberry-pomegranate-cayenne sauce.
Add Edible Eyeballs
Michelle adds candy eyes to her apple Bundt cakes and turns them into a pack of mutated zombies.
Add a Slash of Red to a Cute Dessert
Jamal turns his cute pumpkin cake into a slasher cake with just a few lines and some red frosting.
Add a Surprising Crunch
Steven uses hazelnut feuilletine to add an unsettling, but delicious, crunch to his trapped-raven cherry tart.
Steven Vargas toasts his cinnamon with a torch and lets it steep in milk to impart unique flavor into his pastry cream for the pre-heat challenge.
Add Coffee to Chocolate
Brenda Villacorta adds coffee to her dark chocolate cake with sesame milk chocolate ganache and buttercream to intensify the flavor of the chocolate.
Use Isomalt to Create Lifelike Insect Wings
Lyndsey's tops her blood orange chocolate mousse with a red-eyed dragonfly with ephemeral isomalt wings.
Use Green Coconut for Moss
Michelle created realistic moss by using coconut flakes and green food coloring, essentially turning it into a large lime-ginger macaroon. She topped that with a ginger snap cookie crumble and a melting chocolate tombstone.