15 Amazing Halloween Cakes

You may have grown out of the trick-or-treating phase of your life (or maybe you haven’t, we don’t judge!) but there will always be something sweet about Halloween. Professional and self-taught bakers alike can often be found channeling the spooky autumnal vibe directly into their confections.

Simply sweet or a real work of art, here is a list of some of our favorite Halloween cakes.

There is no getting around it- this cake is simply stunning. Featured on The Cake Blog, Erin Gardner’s Vintage Halloween Cake makes a statement as it is both scary and beautiful. Check out more of her personal work at Wild Orchid Baking Company.

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Alliance Bakery has animated a Halloween classic once again, but this time it is in cake! Beautifully crafted and filled with spooky fun, this cake is sure to make you reminisce.


Sometimes it is not about what is on the outside, but on the inside that counts! This cake by Created By Diane is sure to add a wow factor to any cake you could make at home.


What’s not to love? This family-friendly cake by Makoodle includes cake pops! Who said all Halloween cakes had to be entirely scary?


When it comes to Halloween, there is nothing more classic than a vampire. So why not make a cake that represents this solidly spooky character? It is complete with bites and a red velvet interior.


Rosebud’s Cakes goth creation is almost too beautiful to cut into!


Well-crafted and beautiful, here is an awesome take on Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie.”


If you are into the terrifying, why not make it as realistic as possible? We are loving all the gorey details on this sliced finger cake!


Madhouse Bakes gets some SERIOUS snaps for this Halloween cake classic!


Not all beautiful cakes have to be 3D, freestanding, or impossible to make! This X-ray bones cake created by Country Home Living is gorgeous and easy to DIY.


Simplicity can be sweet and this banner cake would make the perfect addition to the center of a Halloween treat table.


The Cake Blog has put together an excellent DIY post for this Spooky Splatter Halloween cake. They just make it look so easy!


Scary or cute? We can’t decide! Cake Art by Dana did a wonderful job though!


Classically black and white, the textures in this cake leave our head spinning!


Queens of Sweet knocked this one out of the park. Edgar Allen Poe would have wanted this as a birthday cake.



It is our firm belief that celebrations call for cake! Halloween offers the baker a chance to exercise creativity using a range of Autumn-themed ideas that can range from cute to full on creepy! We hope you feel inspired! For more inspiration like this, find us on Pinterest!

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