12 Easy Halloween Cake Ideas – Spooky Halloween Cakes

September 16th, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Hosting a spook-tacular get together this Halloween? A spooky cake is the perfect centerpiece to a fantastic Halloween party. Whether you’re looking for an easy creation or something a little bit more advanced, we’ve compiled all our favorite Halloween cake ideas to help you make the best out of the spooky season. Wilton has many Halloween cake, cookie, cupcake and cute treat ideas, for both the beginner and experienced baker, that are sure to be the hit of your party!

Frankenstein Cake

Beware the walking dead! This spook-tacular Frankenstein Cake makes for the perfect centerpiece at any Halloween party. Find the recipe here.

Spider Cake

Don’t worry, this Spider Cake is cuter than it is scary! Decorate the side of the cake with creepy crawlers made using Wilton Decorator Preferred Fondant. Find the recipe here.

Skull Cake

No bones about it, this Creepy Skull Cake is a great treat for your Halloween party! This cake is simple enough for bakers of all skill levels and can be completed in only a few easy steps. Find the recipe here.

Ghost Cake

 Let this sweet ghostly apparition haunt your Halloween party. All you need is a round pan and our buttercream icing recipe to easily make this cool cake. Find the recipe here.

Jack-O’-Lantern Pumpkin Cake

Bring fun, fright and ghoulishly good taste to your Halloween celebration with this adorable Pumpkin Cake. Easily make the cake using the Wilton Jack-O’-Lantern Pan and design the face using candy. Find the recipe here.

Candy Corn Cake

Fall’s signature treat gets the spotlight in this cute and festive ombre cake. Made using the Easy Layers!  Cake Pan Set, this Candy Corn cake is an easy project for beginners…no tricks, all treat! Find the recipe here.

Mummy Cake

Little goblins will run for their mummies when they see this Mummy Cake! For an added touch of spookiness, the mummy brought along his fondant spider friend. Find the recipe here.

Piped Pumpkin Cake

 Whether you’re celebrating Halloween or the coming of Fall, this cute pumpkin cake fits the bill! Find the recipe here.

Candy Covers the Cake

Who doesn’t love a little bit of candy? Put those trick-or-treat spoils to work with a cake decorated from head to toe in delicious chocolate candies. Find the recipe here.

Faultline Halloween Cake

Show your creative side with this spooky faultline cake! Make this cute and creepy creation using Wilton Assorted Candy Eyeballs. Find the recipe here.

Striped Bat Halloween Cake

Classy and trendy, this cake is perfect for a more sophisticated Halloween celebration. Make this festive cake using Creamy White Decorating Icing from Wilton! Find the recipe here.

Black Cat Cake

Fun and simple, this easy black cat cake is a great way to impress your guests with little effort, just a lot of sprinkles! Find the recipe here.

Check out this video of other great Halloween treats!

Which of these Halloween cakes are you going to make for your Halloween party? Let us know in the comments below or tag us on Instagram @wiltoncakes so we can see your creepy creations!

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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