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

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pumpkin soup with parmesan

Serves: 10-12Preparation time: 25 minsCooking time: 24 minsIngredients2-3 tbsps of olive oil2kgs pumpkin, peeled and chopped into approx 2.5cm chunks1.2ltrs fresh carrot juice or water2 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pots50g finely...

Roasted pumpkin soup with tortillas

This warming soup is easy to make and perfect for Halloween time!Serves: 4Prep: 30 mins plus risingCook: 30 minsIngredients1 x pumpkin (approx 900g), peeled and deseeded3 tbsp olive oil1 ½...



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