The spookiest time of the year is upon us and a long weekend of festivities awaits. If you are keen to keep the kiddies busy in between costume gathering, pumpkin carving and trick or treating, you can get your bake on with traditional Halloween treats.
That glut of pumpkins lying around can also inspire some delicious dishes, so it is the perfect time to get creative with this seasonal treat.
So whether it is good old Irish Barmbrack, Halloween sugar cookies or everything from pumpkin bread to curries, we have you sorted with our Halloween recipe guide.
This Irish Barmbrack recipe by Shane Smith is the perfect way to embrace traditional at Halloween, who doesn’t love a buttered slice of brack with a cup of tea? Add a ring into the dough at your own risk!
To keep hungry little hands busy, these Spooky Themed Halloween Cookies Recipe by Siúcra is sure to put smiles on their faces and keep them entertained for hours!
If you want to use up your pumpkins in a warming and colourful dish which is perfect for a freezing cold bank holiday weekend, this Lamb and Pumpkin Tagine recipe by Darina Coffey is ideal. As seen on the RTE Today Show, this bowl of goodness makes the most of the season’s iconic veggie.
This Pumpkin Patch Cake Recipe by Catherine Fulvio is a bit of a baking project but is a real showstopper once finished, perfect for Bank Holiday Sunday.
For a quicker bake, this Chocolate Orange Halloween Spider Cake Recipe by Karyn Ryan is as fun to make as it is to eat, and you can even hand these out as trick or treater goodies!
For a healthy but indulgent treat, whip up a batch of this Pumpkin, Chocolate and Orange Swirl Bars recipe by Peachy Palate, which uses wholefood ingredients like dates, coconut flour and cashew butter. Sinful looking but saintly!
The Flour Artists beautiful Spiced Pumpkin Cake Recipe is a sophisticated take on a Halloween bake you probably will not want to share!
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