Halloween

Celeb photos, spooky news and party and recipe ideas for Halloween

Cast your vote: best celebrity Halloween outfit

Celebrities are known for going all out with their costumes at Halloween and this year was no exception. SCROLL DOWN FOR VOTE Heidi Klum, whose annual Halloween party in New York draws A-listers from...

From Heidi Klum to Kate Moss: the best celebrity Halloween costumes

Celebrities never fail to disappoint at Halloween. With numerous parties taking place many A-listers embrace the spooky spirit with creative costumes. Supermodel Heidi Klum is famed for hosting one...

Carrot and walnut cake

An adaptation of Ottolenghi’s recipe, this is a light, moist and sublime cake with a rich, citrus icing and crunchy caramelised walnuts. Serves: 8 Prep time: 1 hour Cooking time: 55-60 minutes Ingredients For...

Spooky popcorn clusters

Delicious and with a pleasing treacly bitterness! Makes: about 24 Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients 1 x 100g (4oz) bag microwave sweet popcorn 185g (6½oz) unsalted butter 110g...

Halloween severed witch finger biscuits

Children will love making these knobbly, gnarled fingers. Makes: 24 Prep time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 10-12 minutes Ingredients 125g (4½oz) plain flour + extra for rolling 95g (3½oz)...

Pumpkin spider cupcakes

Prep time 15 minutes Cooking time 25 minutes Serves 12 Ingredients 175g (6 oz) Stork tub 175g (6 oz) golden caster sugar 300g (11 oz) self raising flour, sieved 3 medium eggs 5 tablespoons milk ½...

Halloween spider web biscuits

Preparation time 10 minutes Cook time 14 minutes (plus time for icing) Makes 20 biscuits Ingredients Biscuits 100g butter 1 cup of caster sugar 2 happy eggs 2 cups of plain flour Zest & juice of...

Halloween pumpkin bundt cake

Ingredients To bake 300g (11oz) self-raising flour 300g (11oz) light muscovado sugar 3 teaspoons mixed spice 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda 175g (6oz) sultanas ½ teaspoon salt 4 medium eggs –...

Halloween graveyard shortbread biscuits

Makes 10-12 Ingredients To bake 125g (4oz) butter or margarine 55g (2oz) caster sugar 180g (6oz) plain flour – sieved To decorate 250g Renshaw Grey Ready to Roll Icing White writing icing Method To...

Halloween Frankenstein shortbread

Makes 15 Ingredients To bake 125g (4oz) butter 55g (2oz) caster sugar 180g (6oz) plain flour – sieved To decorate Apricot jam 250g Renshaw Lincoln Green Ready to Roll Icing 200g milk chocolate 250g...

Halloween eyeball cake pops

Makes 25 Ingredients To bake 200g (7oz) unsalted butter – softened 150g (5oz) caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 medium eggs – room temperature 180g (6oz) self-raising flour 4 tablespoons...

Cool and quirky Halloween accessories

With Halloween just around the corner, make your outfit stand out with these cool and quirky accessories. Click on the gallery below to choose your spooky statement piece.     CLICK ON THE...

20 bewitching Halloween baking recipes

Make your Halloween party go off with a scream with one of our scarily brilliant baking recipes. Whether you're looking for fun recipes for little ghosts and ghouls or a sophisticated dinner...

Fright night: Top ten Hollywood horror remakes to watch this Halloween

With the spookiest night of the year fast approaching, there's no better way to get in the mood than watching some scary films. You can catch the new version of Seventies horror classic Carrie - starring...

Pumpkin chowder

Ingredients 3 tbsp butter 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 stick of celery, chopped ½ a tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped into ½ inch dice 2 cups of canned...

Mini pumpkins soup with Tabasco sauce

So easy to make and so tasty, make plenty and freeze some too... Serves 6-8 Preparation time 25 minutes Cooking time 25 mins Ingredients 1 kg pumpkin or butternut squash 3 tbsp sunflower oil 2 onions,...

Pumpkin soup with parmesan

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking time: 24 mins Ingredients 2-3 tbsps of olive oil 2kgs pumpkin, peeled and chopped into approx 2.5cm chunks 1.2ltrs fresh carrot juice or water 2 Knorr...



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