Halloween

  • 1 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 VOTEHeidi Klum, whose annual Halloween party in New York draws...

  • 2 Check in to one of the UK's most haunted hotels at your peril
    Celebrate Halloween with a ghoulish getaway to one of the UK's most haunted hotels.Whether you fancy a rugged Cornish coaching inn or a luxury London stay, these are the places...

  • 3 In pictures: the latest celebrity Halloween costumes 2013
    With Halloween just days away, celebrities everywhere have been getting in to the holiday spirit and showing off their spooky style. Click on the photo below to see the gallery...

  • 4 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 of New...

  • 5 Halloween graveyard shortbread biscuits
    Makes 10-12IngredientsTo bake125g (4oz) butter or margarine55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour – sievedTo decorate250g Renshaw Grey Ready to Roll IcingWhite writing icingMethodTo bakePre heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas...

  • 6 Pumpkin spider cupcakes
    Prep time 15 minutesCooking time 25 minutesServes 12Ingredients175g (6 oz) Stork tub175g (6 oz) golden caster sugar300g (11 oz) self raising flour, sieved3 medium eggs5 tablespoons milk½ teaspoon baking powder100g...

  • 7 Halloween severed witch finger biscuits
    Children will love making these knobbly, gnarled fingers.Makes: 24Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 10-12 minutesIngredients125g (4½oz) plain flour + extra for rolling95g (3½oz) unsalted butter, cubed110g (4oz) mature Cheddar, roughly...

  • 8 Spooky popcorn clusters
    Delicious and with a pleasing treacly bitterness!Makes: about 24Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesIngredients1 x 100g (4oz) bag microwave sweet popcorn185g (6½oz) unsalted butter110g (4oz) Lyle’s Black Treacle275g (10oz)...

  • 9 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: 8Prep time: 1 hourCooking time: 55-60 minutesIngredientsFor the...

  • 10 Pumpkin cupcakes
    Ingredients300g (11oz) self-raising flour300g (11oz) light muscovado sugar3 teaspoons mixed spice2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda175g (6oz) sultanas½ teaspoon salt4 medium eggs – beaten200g (7oz) butter - melted1 orange – zest...

  • 11 Halloween spider web biscuits
    Preparation time 10 minutesCook time 14 minutes (plus time for icing)Makes 20 biscuitsIngredientsBiscuits100g butter1 cup of caster sugar2 happy eggs2 cups of plain flourZest & juice of 1 orange1 tsp...

  • 12 Halloween eyeball cake pops
    Makes 25IngredientsTo bake200g (7oz) unsalted butter – softened150g (5oz) caster sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 medium eggs – room temperature180g (6oz) self-raising flour4 tablespoons milk – room temperatureTo decorate80g (3oz) unsalted...

  • 13 Halloween Frankenstein shortbread
    Makes 15IngredientsTo bake125g (4oz) butter55g (2oz) caster sugar180g (6oz) plain flour – sievedTo decorateApricot jam250g Renshaw Lincoln Green Ready to Roll Icing200g milk chocolate250g Renshaw White Ready to Roll IcingBlack...

  • 14 Halloween pumpkin bundt cake
    IngredientsTo bake300g (11oz) self-raising flour300g (11oz) light muscovado sugar3 teaspoons mixed spice2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda175g (6oz) sultanas½ teaspoon salt4 medium eggs – beaten200g (7oz) butter - melted1 orange –...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 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...

  • 17 Top ten pumpkin soup recipes
    Now that it's almost Halloween, here at HELLO! Online we think there is no better moment to turn to pumpkin soup for a festive, fun and warming bite – see...

  • 18 Pumpkin chowder
    Ingredients3 tbsp butter1 onion, chopped1 carrot, chopped1 stick of celery, chopped½ a tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped into ½ inch dice2 cups of canned pumpkin...

  • 19 Pumpkin and butter bean broth
    Recipe serves: 8Preparation time: 20 minCooking time: 50 minIngredients2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot2 tbsps olive oil2 small onions, peeled and finely chopped3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped6 small carrots...

  • 20 Mini pumpkins soup with Tabasco sauce
    So easy to make and so tasty, make plenty and freeze some too...Serves 6-8Preparation time 25 minutesCooking time 25 minsIngredients1 kg pumpkin or butternut squash3 tbsp sunflower oil2 onions, peeled...



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