20 Easy Halloween Cakes Recipes

A hauntingly delicious array of Halloween cake recipes awaits you.

These recipes are helpful whether you are looking for a spooky dessert or a festive treat. Your whole family will enjoy these recipes till the last bite.

And who can resist an eerie cake with spookiness and ghoulish appearance? With so many creative ideas to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect cake to make your Halloween celebration complete.

Moreover, most recipes require only a few simple ingredients to help you with baking.

So roll up your sleeves and get ready to bake up some fun!

1. Pumpkin S’mores Cake

Balanced flavors, Halloween party toppers, and marshmallow frosting are a few reasons this S’mores Cake is the best dessert for your Halloween party.

This cake has rich chocolate, gooey marshmallows, and a hint of pumpkin spice. The chocolate ganache is made with real chocolate, and the chocolate chips add an extra touch of decadence.

The cake is also perfect for sharing – just cut it into divine layers and watch your guests devour it!

It is an easy-to-follow recipe with specific and simple instructions to help you get going. So, look no further than this classic cake!

2. Halloween Celebration Cake

This cake is a delicious and spooky addition to your Halloween celebration. You can make a cocoa sponge and sandwich it in rich peanut butter cream.

Furthermore, to add more flavor, drizzle the cake with chocolate ganache. It is the perfect way to balance sponge and peanut butter flavor.

You can end the recipe with Halloween meringue ghosts for a spooky touch. There is a separate recipe for it these tiny ghosts from the baker.

3. Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake

This cake is one of the most beautiful and delicious things that I have ever seen. It is a work of art.

The Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake is a vanilla cake that is iced with vanilla buttercream and decorated with piped spiderwebs made from melted marshmallows.

You can use prebake cakes for this recipe as well. The result is a stunning dessert that tastes as good as it looks.

This cake would be perfect for any Halloween party or event. It would also make an impressive centerpiece for any table. Do not forget to take multiple pictures before you it to your guests.

4. Halloween Monster Cake

This Halloween, why not bake a truly spooktacular cake? The Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ chocolate fudge cake mix makes it easy to create a delicious and creepy cake.

Moreover, this cake will surely be a hit with your friends and family. To decorate, simply spread some white frosting over the top of the cake and then use black gel icing to create a monster’s face.

You can also add green gel icing for the eyes and teeth. For an extra touch, add some candy eyeballs or gummy worms.

Your Monster Cake will impress anyone who sees it on Halloween!

5. Black Velvet Spider Cake

This Halloween cake recipe is a unique and delicious dessert that is perfect for any occasion. The cake is made with a chocolate sponge cake, which is then filled with vanilla bean buttercream.

The outside of the cake is then covered in a white fondant, which gives it its distinctive look. Furthermore, you can add spider web textures with the fondant.

Black Velvet cake with a Halloween touch is a truly stunning dessert that impresses your guests.

The chocolate sponge cake is moist and fluffy, and the vanilla bean buttercream is smooth and creamy. The black fondant provides the perfect finishing touch to this delicious cake. It is a must-try!

6. Candy Corn Chocolate Cake

The market is flooded with all sorts of Halloween-themed candy, so it can be hard to stand out from the crowd. However, Candy Corn with Chocolate Cake has managed to do just that.

This unique treat combines the classic flavor of candy corn with rich chocolate cake, creating a delicious and festive treat.

The cake is also adorned with colorful decorations, making it a visual feast for the eyes as well.

This cake is amazing! The chocolate is rich, and the candy corn adds a perfect sweetness. The cake is also moist and fluffy. Overall, this is an excellent cake, and I highly recommend it!

7. Spooky Halloween Marble Cake

This cake is the perfect balance of moisture and density. The chocolate buttercream makes it ultra moist, while the intense marble flavor keeps it from tasting too heavy.

This is a definitively must-make cake for any Halloween party! Furthermore, it’s so easy to put together. I highly recommend using a food processor to gather all the ingredients.

It saves so much time and effort. Don’t forget to top the cake with plenty of chopped nuts and a drizzle of red drip. You can also add bone and eyeball sprinkles on top for additional spookiness.

Your guests will love it.

8. Toffee Apple Cake with Caramel Peanut Buttercream

This cake is everything you could ever want in a fall dessert. It is got the rich, earthy flavors of toffee and caramel, the sweetness of apples, and the creamy goodness of peanut butter.

The cake itself is moist and fluffy, with a delicate crumb. And the frosting? It is a dream come true.

It is made with brown sugar and peanut butter, and it’s so light and airy that it practically melts in your mouth.

Trust me, and this cake is worth every bit of praise. So go ahead and try it – you won’t be disappointed!

9. Halloween Slash Cake

Halloween is the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen. One fun and festive way to do this is to make a Halloween slash cake.

To make this spooky treat, you will need cake mix to make your cake batter, strawberry jam, and white fondant icing. First, bake the cake according to the recipe or cake mix instructions.

Next, spread strawberry jam over the top of the cake. Finally, cover the cake with white fondant icing to finish spooky decorations.

For an added touch of Halloween mischief, you can use black fondant icing to create a spider web on top of the cake.

10. Bloody Halloween Cake

Who needs ghosts and goblins when you can have a cake that looks like it’s dripping with blood? This Bloody Halloween Cake is sure to send shivers down your spine – and it is so easy to make.

Start with a simple chocolate cake recipe, adding red food coloring to give it that creepy color. Then, top it with a glistening layer of cream cheese frosting.

For the final touch, add a few drops of red food coloring to resemble drops of blood.

Your guests will be terrified and tormented by this gruesome yet delicious cake. So go ahead and give them something to scream about this Halloween!

11. Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

This pumpkin and chocolate brownie cheesecake is the perfect dessert for anyone with a sweet tooth. The whipped cream and chocolate chips make it rich and decadent.

On the other hand, the chocolate and pumpkin cake provides a delicious contrast in flavor, and this dessert is sure to satisfy even the strongest chocolate cravings.

Top the cake with chocolate syrup or chocolate chips for additional flavor.

Plus, it is so easy to make that you can enjoy it any time of year. So go ahead and try this delicious treat – you and your guests will love it!

12. Pumpkin Chocolate Cake With Brown Sugar Buttercream

Chocolate cake is one of the most popular desserts in the world. Pumpkin chocolate cake is a delicious variation of the classic recipe.

Adding pumpkin cake layers gives the cake a moist and dense texture, while the spices add a depth of flavor. Add a caramel sauce on top of the layers for sweetness.

The brown sugar buttercream is a rich and creamy topping that compliments the chocolate cake perfectly. This cake will stand out on the dinner table and is a great ending to a perfect Halloween meal.

13. Marbled Pumpkin Bundt Cake

This Marbled Bundt Cake with pumpkin spices is the perfect way to celebrate fall or Halloween! The rich pumpkin flavor is perfect for chilly weather, and the addition of chocolate makes it extra special.

The cake is moist and fluffy, with just the right amount of sweetness. It’s perfect for a family gathering or holiday party. And best of all, it’s easy to make.

Just follow the simple instructions and enjoy a cake in less than two hours. So don’t wait to look any further. Give this Marbled Pumpkin Bundt Cake a try today.

You will love it!

14. Salted Caramel Spice Cake

This past Halloween, I decided to try my hand at this beautiful recipe for a salted caramel spice cake. I was not disappointed!

The cake was moist and flavorful, with just the right amount of sweetness. The salted caramel frosting was the perfect finishing touch. It was a real Halloween masterpiece.

Best of all, the cake was relatively simple to make, and you should give it a try as well. Moreover, this cake is a Halloween masterpiece, even without any spookiness. I will be making this one again!

15. Vegan Chocolate Layer Skull Cake

A chocolate layer cake is one of the most delicious desserts out there. And this Vegan version of Halloween cakes with Chocolate Layer Skull is no exception!

It is a festive and fun cake that’s perfect for Halloween parties or any other time of year. The chocolate cake is rich and moist, and the layers of frosting are creamy and decadent.

Moreover, the chocolate skull decoration on top gives it perfect Halloween touch.

Best of all, this cake is vegan, so it’s suitable for everyone to enjoy. So if you are looking for a show-stopping cake that’s sure to impress, look no further than this Vegan Skull Cake.

16. Red Velvet Brain Cake

There is nothing quite like a delicious piece of red velvet cake, and Brain Cake is the perfect place to get your fix.

This one recipe can help you enjoy the classics of red velvet and the spookiness of Halloween. This cake is not only beautiful, but it also gives chills to the guests.

The marshmallow frosting, raspberry jam, and vanilla frosting are a perfect addition to this scary cake.

Whether you are looking for a special treat for yourself or a gift for someone else, Brain Cake is sure to please. So next time you look for a show-stopping Halloween cake, you know what to make.

17. Marshmallow Web Ghost Cake

While marshmallows are often enjoyed on their own, you can use them to create an endless variety of delicious treats. One such treat is the marshmallow web ghost cake.

This spooky dessert is perfect for Halloween and will please even the most discerning palate. Make sure to buy a batch of eggs because you need egg whites for this recipe.

You can make mini ghosts with white buttercream with black sugar pearl eyes.

The result is a rich, decadent dessert that will satisfy any sweet tooth. So if you’re looking for a delicious way to celebrate Halloween, try a marshmallow web ghost cake.

18. Mini Pumpkin Cake

This cake is the perfect size for two people. It’s moist, full of flavor, and effortless to make. You can also easily double the recipe by taking double measurements of ingredients.

It is an easy-to-follow recipe. Moreover, you only need an hour to finish the cake. Do not forget to take pictures before you serve it to the guests.

The cake is finished with a lump of simple powdered sugar and milk glaze. If you are looking for a delicious and easy fall dessert, you need to try this mini version of pumpkin cakes.

19. Candy Corn Cake

Fall is in the air, meaning it is time for everything traditional. There are two primary traditional fall flavors: pumpkin spice and candy corn.

Moreover, the candy corn version of the cake is the perfect way to enjoy this seasonal treat. This easy recipe comes together quickly, made with yellow cake mix, candy corn, and frosting.

And when it is time to serve, just top with more candy corn for a festive touch. Whether you are hosting a Halloween party or simply looking for a fun dessert, this cake will surely be a hit.

20. Chocolate Blackberry Elegantly Gothic Halloween Cake

While blackberries are in season, make this elegant Halloween cake to impress your dinner guests. The chocolate cake is made with real blackberry puree and is layered with dark chocolate ganache.

This cake is so elegant and gothic. Moreover, it is not only stunning to look at, but it is also incredibly delicious. It is perfect for a Halloween party! The blackberry filling is rich and chocolatey, and the cake is moist and fluffy.

The frosting is light and airy, and it’s just the right amount of sweet. I absolutely love this cake, and I know your guests will too!

20 Halloween cakes recipes

Recipe by Brenda


  • Pumpkin S’mores Cake

  • Halloween Celebration Cake

  • Marshmallow Spiderweb Cake

  • Halloween Monster Cake

  • Black Velvet Spider Cake

  • Candy Corn Chocolate Cake

  • Spooky Halloween Marble Cake

  • Toffee Apple Cake with Caramel Peanut Buttercream

  • Pumpkin Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

  • Pumpkin Chocolate Cake With Brown Sugar Buttercream

  • Marbled Pumpkin Bundt Cake

  • Salted Caramel Spice Cake

  • Vegan Chocolate Layer Skull Cake

  • Red Velvet Brain Cake

  • Marshmallow Web Ghost Cake

  • Candy Corn Cake

  • Chocolate Blackberry Elegantly Gothic Halloween Cake


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  • Prepare a Halloween cake in an hour or less!
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