16 SPOOKtacular Halloween Cake Ideas
October is here so it’s time to start planning some spooktacular Fall fun! From scary to silly, our Halloween cakes have it all. Take a look at some of our favorite Halloween masterpieces for a little autumn inspiration.
Haunted House Cakes
Our haunted house cakes are always a hit at Halloween! This haunted house cake set includes several of the classic Halloween must-haves – a witch on her broom, ghosts flying above, a silly pumpkinhead, and a creepy graveyard. If you look closely you can even see a face staring back at you. This is one haunted house that you won’t be scared to eat!You can see more examples of our haunted house cakes here…if you dare!
23rd Birthday Skull Cake
This dreadfully delicious drip cake was inspired by Dia de Los Muertos (The Day of The Dead). Skulls come to life amidst cobwebs and black icing. Bold red tiers create a creepy finishing touch!Thinking about adding some creepy skulls to your favorite Halloween cake? See more of our skull designs here!
Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake
We’ve created several cakes inspired by the beloved film, The Nightmare Before Christmas. This one was designed for a wedding, and featured our favorite creepy couple upon a rolling hill. Topsy turvy tiers, black swirls, and shades of purple reflect a Halloween theme, with sculpted pumpkins, bats and skulls hidden throughout.
Take a peek at some of our other Nightmare Before Christmas cakes here!
Trick or Treat Ghost Halloween Cake
This sculpted cake is more sweet than spooky, with a precious trick-or-treater waiting for more candy. Perfect for a children’s party, this little ghost will make all of your guests smile.
Halloween Wedding CakeThis unique wedding cake featured a little bit of everything! Each tier had its own Halloween theme, with spider webs, dripping fake blood and a spooky graveyard for guests. Sculpted tombstones, skulls and spiders can be found throughout. Flavors and fillings included chocolate with peanut butter buttercream, vanilla with hazelnut buttercream, and red velvet with raspberry chambord buttercream.
Pumpkin Night Cake
Not all Halloween cakes are scary. This topsy turvy cake featured a sculpted boy on the top tier beside a bright orange pumpkin. Fondant leaves were scattered throughout, and the painted moon and trees added a soft evening touch. You can read more about our painted cakes here!
1st Birthday Halloween Cake
Here’s a fun idea for a 1st birthday party! This Halloween themed cake helped our customer celebrate his special day in style. Adorable ghosts, spiders, black cats and pumpkins smile at all of the guests, while a friendly witch casts magical spells at the base. The alternating colors of lime green, orange and black make this square cake both eye-catching and bright. The delicious interior featured red velvet with cream cheese, and vanilla with oreos and cream buttercream.
Pumpkin Cake and Cupcakes
This pumpkin shaped cakes will drive your guests batty! Who wouldn’t want a piece of this tasty looking fellow and his purple and orange cupcakes to match? If you want to try some of our cupcakes for yourself, be sure to visit our retail store, Pink Cake Box Boutique, and take some home today!
Candy Corn Birthday Cake
This beautiful, three-tiered birthday cake featured colors of orange, white and yellow, just like everyone’s favorite Halloween treat, candy corn! We even included a special Halloween interior – orange velvet cake with oreos and cream buttercream!We love creating candy-themed cakes, including non-Halloween ones. You can view some of them here!
Spider Web Cake
You won’t want to sweep away these spider webs! They look delicious cascading down this three-tiered Halloween cake, complete with a giant sculpted spider and red roses to match. The interior matched the exterior, featuring red velvet with vanilla buttercream flavoring.
Gothic Inspired Halloween Cake
This cake was created especially for Halloween, with silver and red tiers of gothic charm. Metallic ruffles, feathers and beads add finishing touches, and mouth-watering cupcakes entice the guests.
Ruffle Inspired Gothic Halloween Cake
Another gothic cake that we created had similar features, and was based on a design by Sweet Lake Cakes. It featured ruffles, lace and black roses, along with buckles and feathers in dark shades of metallic.
Horned Devil Halloween Wedding Cake
If you’re looking for a thrill, then this macabre cake might be for you! Certainly a show-stopper, our sculpted devil means business. His larger than life mouth and creepy teeth are sure to give your guests a scare. But don’t worry, he’s really sweet on the inside…
And these cake pops were available in our retail boutique, featuring smiling candy corn, mummies, and pumpkin faces!
Spooky Cake Pops
If you prefer a spookier treat for your guests, then check out these zombie cupcakes made especially for a Halloween party. We created them for a client who gave us a photo as inspiration. They might look gruesome but they tasted delicious, with chocolate cake and blackberry filling.
BONUS: Halloween Massacre Cake
This cake takes it up a notch and is truly a scary Halloween cake. It’s a bloody mess and may take some time to forget!
We can create so many fun treats to add to your Halloween event or dessert table. Be sure to check out everything we have to offer in our favors gallery.
Cupcakes, Cookies and Cake Pops
You don’t have to celebrate your Halloween with a cake. We have plenty of other tasty choices for our clients. This assortment of Halloween cookies are frightfully fun…