Get your spooky on with these cool and creepy Halloween cake ideas. From ghost to monster cakes we’ve got something for decorators of every skill level.


Celebrate the spookiest time of year with snazzy skeletons, grinning ghosts and boo-tiful bats. With something for every level of cake decorator, you’re sure to love these fun and creepy Halloween cake decorations!

1. Evil Eyes Halloween Cake

Get in on the fun with this trendy fault line cake that features an amazing optical illusion. Combine creepy candy eyeballs, midnight black jimmies and blood-red decorating gel for an unforgettable Halloween dessert!

2. Monster Eyeball Cake

This one’s got its eyes on you. If you’re looking for creative Halloween cake ideas, look no further — this monstrously shaggy cake is bright, colorful and just a little creepy, making it an excellent centerpiece for your Monster Mash.

3.Spooky Bat Halloween Cake

You’ll go batty for this high-flying Halloween cake! It features bright candy-colored stripes with 3D candy bats that look like they might fly straight at you. It’s a haunting way to celebrate spooky season.

4. Striped Bat Cut-Out Halloween Cake

Create a cool cut-out effect with this bright and bold bat cake. It may look like a simple orange cake at first, but it’s hiding a secret you’ll go batty for. This cool creation would also make a great Halloween birthday cake!

5. Frankenstein Monster Cake

Create a cute and creepy monster cake that will thrill for October birthdays and Halloween parties! This cake makes a great project for beginners, with only a few easy techniques combining with candy eyeballs for an impressive Halloween dessert.

6. Creepy Skull Cake

Increase your Halloween party’s creep factor with this spooky skull cake. Using a skull tube pan means it’s ready to decorate right out of the pan, so all you need is white and black icing and a few tools.

7. Jack-o’-Lantern Cake

This spooky fun cake is super easy and perfect for beginners and people who are short on time. Use a fluted pan to get the jack-o’-lantern shape and decorate with orange icing and black and orange candy for a ghoulishly great Halloween cake!

8. Black Cat Cake

Turn a traditional treat into a dreadfully delicious dessert with a few easy steps! All you need to transform a two-layer cake into this black cat delight is a cookie cutter to use as a stencil and some Halloween sprinkles.

9. Ghost Cake

You’ll scream with delight at this adorably spooky ghost cake that’s sure to haunt your Halloween party. And it’s easier than it looks – just stack, ice, and add a few accents for a spooktacularly sweet treat.

10. " Eyes see you" Halloween Cake

You won’t be able to stop looking at this delightfully creepy cake – because it’s looking back at you! This bold black cake with colorful eyeball accents is decorated with fondant, so the decorations can be made ahead. Use for a creeptastic centerpiece at your next ghoulish gathering.

11. Spinfully Delicious Spider Web Cake

Get caught up in this colorful and creative cake that will leave you trapped in its web of deliciousness. It features bold Candy Melts candy spiderwebs with a ganache drip and creepy-crawly spiders scurrying up the side. It’s a fun and tasty way to lure your loved ones in.

12. Graveyard Brownie Cake

Take your brownie skills up a notch by transforming your next batch into a spooky graveyard cake! Decorate tombstone cookies with fun messages and add spooky, scary icing decorations for an extra bit of ghastly greatness. Just a few simple tricks turn basic brownies into an awesomely gruesome Halloween treat.

13. Wacky Witch Cake

This cute and creative witch cake would make a great centerpiece for an October birthday party! Made using our giant cupcake pan, it’s a fun way to practice easy piping techniques with bright Halloween colors to create a weird and wacky witch that looks good enough to eat.

14. Pumpkin Shadows Halloween Cake

This striking black and white cake is a great way to show off some skills and make a statement. It’s topped with a fondant-covered cake pumpkin that lives in the shadows. But don’t get too close… or something might bite.

15. Pumpkin and Ghost Mini Cakes

Serve creative treats for a crowd with these mini ghost and pumpkin treats! Bake up brownies or mini cakes in the mold and have a decorating party with colored icing and candy for fun with the whole family.

16. Candy Corn Cake

This cute and colorful cake holds a surprise inside! Use fall colors to tint the batter and the icing for a fun multilayered dessert that shows off your skills. It’s easier than it looks and sure to impress.

17. Boo-tiful Striped Halloween Cake

Show off your skills with this impressive Halloween cake that has just a touch of creep to it. It features bold stripes, a sweet “Boo” topper and just a touch of creepy-crawly fun for a boo-tiful dessert.

18. Snazzy Skeleton Halloween Cake

This cute skull cake features chocolate cookie eyes and a gummy surprise! It’s a fun way to use Halloween candy and your little goblins will gobble it right up. TIP: Substitute thinned royal icing for the Color Flow.

19. 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.

20. 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.

21. Piped Pumpkin Cake

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

22. Candy Covered 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.

Which of these Halloween cakes is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

22 Amazing and Eerie Halloween Cake Ideas

Get your spooky on with these cool and creepy Halloween cake ideas. From ghost to monster cakes we’ve got something for decorators of every skill level.
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