PART OF Halloween

31 Scary-Good Halloween Cakes for a Haunt-tastic Party

These scary cakes will add some yum to your Halloween party. Don't want to commit to an entire cake? Check out these Halloween cupcakes, or pick from one of our best Halloween treats and desserts.

Hocus Pocus Cottage Cake

"It's an odd combination of cookies and cake, which if made as follows, will leave all your ghosts and ghouls spellbound.”


Jack-O-Lantern Cake

"I still can't believe this is actually made of cake, AMAZING!!"

-Amanda Gryphon

Pumpkin Cake Roll With Cream Cheese Filling

Celebrate Halloween with this scary-good pumpkin roll.

Marbled Eyeball Cake

A dessert that doubles as decor for your Halloween celebration.

Frankenstein Snack Cakes

Frankenstein once said, “Satan has his companions, fellow-devils, to admire and encourage him; but I am solitary and detested.” Now it's your turn to break the mold by making Frankenstein a few tasty, matcha-infused pals.

Riverdale Diner Cake

This edible tribute to Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe hides neapolitan layers and malted buttercream. Jughead would be proud!

Chocolate & Pumpkin Trifle

The Headless Horseman is a bit less terrifying and a lot more flavorful with layer upon layer of pumpkin pudding and chocolate cake stuffed inside his menacing grin.

Dark Creepy Gory Chocolate Cake

"I was SO into the idea of this cake, and was really excited at how it might turn out! I really liked the combination of flavors... the raspberry and chocolate with the cheese was great."


Brownie Haunted House

A simple trick with marshmallow makes this cake extra s.

Yeti Baked Alaska

Delicious layers of frosty ice cream and sponge hidden under an icy marshmallow exterior.

Kit Kat Layer Cake with Reeses Pieces

"This is insanely easy but I promise that you will have everyone asking for your recipe! You can also change the theme of the cake by substituting seasonal M&M's on top.”

-PSU Lioness

Pumpkin Cake with Orange Glaze

"Yum, yum, yummers, yum. Is that enought yums for ya ;) This cake was so moist and tender. The raisins and walnuts give it a little texture. But it is the orange glaze that just makes you weak in the knees."

-Gail Blue Eyes

Ghost-Busted Piñata Cake

"This cake is both a trick and a treat — a ghostly delight filled with red velvet cake and candy."

-Zac Young

Halloween Poke Cake

"I love poke cakes and this was no exception! I divided this into two separate 9x9" pans so I had one cake to bring to work, and one cake to keep! It was a definite hit at work. The Jello Grand Marnier made the cake very moist and gave it a nice flavor! Definitely worthwhile!"


Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cake

"Made this tonight and my kids were in sugar heaven. This was a special treat so we went all out and any kid who likes Reese's will love this. Not hard to make at all."


Pumpkin Cupcakes Cake

"This is such a fun Halloween recipe!!! The overall result looked amazing! I imagine kids would love placing all the M&Ms on the top. What a fab way to use cupcakes!"


Halloween Graveyard Cake

"Very fun cake to make with my kids and yummy too!"


Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

"I made this for a chuch hayride party and it was a hit. I used two 8" round pans and made it into a layer cake and added pumpkin pie sprice to the cream cheese frosting. Mmmmmmm."


Pumpkin Cake O' Lantern

"I made this last Fall, and it was a big hit. A great cake for a large crowd. Even though it looks like it might be hard to make, it isn't. It was a fun project, and my family loved it!"


Streusel Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

"It's like a yummy pumpkin cheesecake in bar form!"

-Mama Dia

EASY Jack 'O Lantern Cake

"A plain or chocolate dipped ice cream cone makes a great stem. This is a great cake, kids adore. I have been using it for about 5 years now. :)"


Halloween Monster of a Cake

"I originally made this cake for a special cake walk at my daughter's school. I had to make another one for home because it was such a hit. The ganache was delicious. It spreads just like a soft fudge and is so beautiful."


The Great Pumpkin Cake Recipe

“I made this Great Pumpkin Cake for my daughter's birthday. I thought it turned out really cute, don't you? It was pretty easy."


Pumpkin Spice Walnut Cake

"It is so easy to make. It tastes delicious!!!!"


Almond Joy Cake

"This is truly an award winning recipe. I made this and won second place in a baking contest. It is soooo good. I would recommend poking holes all around the cake to let the sweet mixture seep in. That sent it over the edge in yumminess!!"


Pumpkin Latte Coffee Cake

"Just loved this coffee cake!!! I wasn't sure how much the coffee flavor would come through, but it really does, although it doesn't overwhelm the other flavors. Great fall flavored coffee cake and would be good for a Thanksgiving morning treat!!"


Graveyard Dirt Cake

"Brought it to a Halloween party, everyone loved it!"


Pumpkin Roll Cake

“I have never made a rolled cake before and I was a little nervous that it would break but it was so easy and was a big hit!! This is a delicious recipe, Enjoy!!"

-Everything Tasty Ki

Super Yummy Pumpkin Cake

"We do love pumpkin, & with the cream cheese frosting, this cake is absolutely delicious! Definitely a keeper of a recipe."

-Sydney Mike

Pumpkin Cake Roll With Cream Cheese Filling

"Everyone raved about it - not a crumb left! Not too hard to make...I never thought I could do this! It was perfect, easy, and beautiful when sliced on the platter. Everyone's asking for it again already."


Pumpkin Bundt Cake

"Wow! Very yummy! It was very moist and delicious!"