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Marks & Spencer gives Colin the Caterpillar an epic Halloween makeover - and it's scarily good!

The ultimate cake for any Halloween party

Harriet Keane
Lifestyle Intern
October 7, 2019
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Chances are that if you grew up in the UK you have been presented with a Colin the Caterpillar birthday cake at least once in your life, right? You may even be lucky enough to still get a Colin on your big day. The chocolate sponge cake which is covered in a hard layer of milk chocolate is a Marks & Spencer icon - famous for its delicious taste and adorable caterpillar face. Well, the good news is now you don't have to wait until your birthday because M&S has released a Creepy Colin the caterpillar in time for the Halloween season!

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We love his bright green face and feet, his eery pink eyes and the chocolate maggots covering his back (which replace the smarties on the regular cake), the £7 Colin sure has had a creepy makeover alright - and he's not alone. Remember when M&S gave us mini versions of Colin and everyone went wild? Well, there will also be mini creepy Colins for Halloween and they come in at only £2 each! 

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Oh, and the freaky fun doesn't stop there. M&S has a whole new festive menu for the Halloween season, seeing all of your classic M&S food hall favourites transform in name of Halloween. There are spooky Percy Pigs and Count Colin the Caterpillar gummies for £1.65 each or 2 packets for £3, perfect for trick or treaters. There's even savoury Halloween treats too such as the 'Meatloaf Mummy', the bat-shaped fried chicken 'Box o' Bats' and 'The Melting Mummy' pizza with mozzarella bandages, all only £4 each - and these are only a few of M&S's spooky offerings! 

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The Halloween-themed treats are available in stores now so whether your hosting a Halloween party or are just getting prepared for the flood of trick or treaters on the 31st,  M&S appears to be the place to go for Halloween - if you dare!

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