Halloween foods are unique in terms of their names, looks, and presentation way. You can rate these foods as scary foods but still, people enjoy a lot. Children’s interest in these scary foods makes Halloween more notable and interesting. Although Halloween foods are dangerous to watch, these foods are still yummy in taste.
Have a look at few Halloween scary foods.
These sandwiches are unusual food. Lots of people are not aware of this particular Halloween scary food.
- Probably, you heard and ate plenty of cupcakes but this outstanding Halloween spider special cupcake could be a smart choice.
- How you can miss this type of cake when you are talking about Halloween because this name clears the whole picture. If you want to enjoy Halloween then why not choose ghost cake.
Sweets Scream Eye
These sweets resemble when someone screams out and turn his or her eye in a significant fashion. So, add this food and turn your Halloween day into a scary one.
Halloween Foods Ideas
Food is a prominent part of Halloween, with millions of trick-or-treaters knocking on doors every year. Not only this, Pumpkins and toffee apples are also a yearly necessity. Some twists on these classics would be to serve a comforting pumpkin soup with warm crusty bread around this often chilly time or to dip your apples in chocolate as opposed to toffee. Halloween cookies always go down a treat, with some black and white icing you could even make a skeleton gingerbread man. Red velvet cakes with creepy toppings could also go down a treat as a Halloween cake, the sponge is blood red to compliment the theme excellently.
Whatever you decide to do this year, Halloween food – despite its often spooky decorations is there to be enjoyed in both the making process and being eaten. Have fun with it, get creative and don’t be scared to play around with ideas – you could end up with some truly terrifying culinary masterpieces. So whatever Halloween food ideas you decide to try, don’t stress, it’s a holiday after all!
Halloween Foods Recipes
If you want this Halloween to come straight from your kitchen, this simple Halloween recipes will surely impress your friends and family.
A real belly warmer that is a lot simpler to make than one might think. You could top with some freshly ground black pepper or even some leftover pumpkin seeds.
Ingredients (Serves 8)
- Two medium white onions, finely chopped
- 4 tbsps olive oil
- Two tins mashed pumpkin (alternatively one medium fresh mashed pumpkin)
- Two cubes vegetable stock
- 1 cup heavy cream
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- One teaspoon salt
- Handful pumpkins seeds (optional)
- Freshly ground black pepper (optional)
Step 1 – Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the onions
Step 2 – Add all the other ingredients and occasionally stir until soup simmers
Steps 3 – Serve in bowls and garnish with pumpkin seeds and black pepper if you would like.
Remember you can store any leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Alternatively, for extra-long lasting soup, you can also place it in the freezer.
Spooky Halloween Gingerbread Men
Who said gingerbread men are only for Christmas? A fun activity for the family, simply make your standard gingerbread figures and decorate them with your Halloween designs.
Ingredients (makes four gingerbread men)
- 350g plain flour (keep aside extra for rolling out)
- 175g brown sugar
- 125g unsalted butter
- 4 tbsp golden syrup
- Two tsp ground ginger
- One large egg
- One tsp baking soda
- Gingerbread man cookie cutter
Step 1: Combine dry ingredients in a food processor (remember to sift the flour) and add the butter. If you do not have one of these mix ingredients well with a spoon. Otherwise, blend until you have a consistency similar to breadcrumbs.
Step 2: In a separate bowl, stirred the egg and golden syrup together and added to your mix. Whisk together until the ingredients combine, then tip out the dough onto a chopping board and knead for a minute or two. Put the dough in a bowl and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Step 3: Preheat the oven to 180C/350F and line two baking trays with greaseproof paper.
Step 4: Gently flour a work surface and roll out the dough to around 0.5cm thickness. Using your cutter, cut out the gingerbread men and lay the figures on baking trays, making sure none is touching each other.
Step 5: Bake for 12 – 15mins until they turn a light golden brown. Leave to cool for around ten mins, and then ice on whatever creepy designs you can think of – zombies, Charlotte Fisher
Enjoy these deadly and scary Halloween foods with your family and make your Halloween day special.