Mummies, Ghosts, and More: 5 Spooky Homemade Halloween Treats
Sweet treats can get downright scary as Halloween approaches, and BlogHer food bloggers do not disappoint, with their gorgeous and ghoulish creations. Here are five of our favorites.
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Don’t shriek when you first glimpse the “bloody” mess that tops the buttercream frosting on Cookies and Cups’ Vampire Bat Cake, it’s just red ganache. The bats are made from melted chocolate and the cake itself is red velvet.
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These Mini Halloween Ghost Cakes are just one of several Halloween recipes that Hani has on her blog Haniela’s. Just make your favorite cake recipe and then watch her video to learn how to top them with ghostly fondant.
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The Eyeball Cookie Cake from Robyn at Add a Pinch is so easy that even the most reluctant baker can make it. Robyn spreads store-bought sugar cookie dough on a baking sheet, pops it in the oven, and then tops it with frosting and candy eyeballs.
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Frankenstein looks downright cute on these Frankenstein Cupcakes from Lizzy at Your Cup of Cake. Lizzy gives us a step-by-step tutorial on how to make Frankenstein’s face, and it’s super-easy.
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The Nutter Mummies from Steph at Plain Chicken are just Nutter Butter cookies dressed up in melted almond bark and candy eyes. Drizzle the leftover almond bark to create the mummies’ “bandages.”