Halloween

Spiderweb Millionaires Shortbread


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Individual Millionaires Shortbread with a hint of Halloween – Yes please!

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Spooky Halloween Meringues


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Just a quick something simple for Halloween Treats!

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Halloween Ginger Biscuits

 

 

One for the kids to help with, my boys never seem to tire of this old school baking idea and will put mini Halloween cutters to good use!

Ingredients:

450g plain flour

1 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

115g butter

100g soft light brown sugar

1 egg, large

150g golden syrup

1 x pkt clear boiled fruit sweets

Makes 24.

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Halloween Scotch Eggs!

 For a gross twist on Oven Baked Scotch Eggs why not turn them into these – perfect for slicing up for a Halloween Party!

You just need to follow the Oven Baked Scotch Eggs recipe here but peel the hard boiled eggs and place them in a small bowl of water with a dash of red food colouring added.

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Toffee Apples

Toffee Apples

How to make your own toffee apples – great for this time of year, making your own is easy and brilliant fun!  Plus who doesn’t love a toffee apple?

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Chicken Bacon and Leek Halloween Pies

Halloween Chicken Bacon and Leek Pies

It’s so much easier to for me to think sweet treats for Halloween – but why not try these lovely chicken bacon and leek Halloween pies,  you can also use this recipe to make a large family pie.  Once you get to grips with the glaze idea you’ll be using it on all sorts of things!

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Spooky Spectacular Halloween Cake

I thought I’d throw in a decorated Halloween cake to the projects pot this year using a really simple but effective cake decorating technique – brushed royal icing.

If you’d like to have a go at this cake at home (and it’s not half as tricky as it looks) you will need:

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Pumpkin Cake Pops

 

Pumpkin Cake Pops

For cake pops you need a little bit of patience, they’re not tricky but they do have a fair few steps to them.  For me that means they need to be made for a special occasion!  Halloween in our house comes a close to Christmas in the fun stakes – costumes, face painting, scary house decorating and generally having fun it what it’s all about for me (nevermind the boys!)   If you’re having a party or want to do something different for your trick or treaters then these are just the thing.

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Gruesomely Vile Halloween Cupcakes

Gruesomely Vile Halloween Cupcakes

Okay then, these cupcakes are delicious (honestly) and don’t just have to be for Halloween – they’re otherwise known as mint choc chip cupcakes only these have been morphed into hideously horrible cakes for Halloween!

Makes 12.

Ingredients:

Cakes
280g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
110g caster sugar
200g chocolate chips, plain
2 eggs, large
225ml milk
6tbsp oil (rapeseed or sunflower)
1tsp peppermint essence
green food colouring (optional)

Filling
1/2 can of Carnation Caramel (Dulche de Leche)
red food colouring (optional)

Frosting
125g butter
250g icing sugar, sifted
1tbsp milk
Food colouring (optional)

Preheat the oven to 180c Fan/200c/Gas Mark 5.

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