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Halloween, a holiday that originated in America but is increasingly celebrated in Europe, is just around the corner. This magical holiday takes us into a world of witches, ghosts, vampires and other scary creatures that wake up from the darkness to scare us. Halloween is celebrated on 31 October and has its origins in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, which marked the end of summer and the beginning of the dark days of winter.
Today, Halloween is an occasion for fun, creativity and sweet treats, so we''ve put together a list of stunning dessert ideas that will delight young and old alike.
Halloween muffins are a great choice to start your list as they are easy to prepare and allow plenty of room for creativity. Use BAM black cocoa and BAM orange chocolate for a crazy contrast. With a little imagination you can create muffins that will really shock your guests.
Brownies are always a popular confection, but for Halloween you can add a little spooky flavour. Make marbled brownies with orange chocolate. With its natural flavour and distinctive orange colour, it''s sure to impress everyone in the room.
3. Creepy eyes
Menacing eyes are one of the most simple yet effective ideas for Halloween sweets. Use donuts or chocolate biscuits as the base and put chocolate hazelnut cream in the middle. Then add eyes made from jelly candies or store-bought sweets. These desserts are sure to scare your guests.
4. Sweet Pumpkins
For those who like to get creative, sweet pumpkins are the perfect choice. Use mandarins and peel them, then decorate the top with carved carrots to give the appearance of pumpkins. You can also use parsley leaves instead of the root for extra effect. Your guests will surely love this healthy and creative idea.
5. Bloody Apple Muffins
Blood apple muffins are the ideal choice for those who want to add a little spooky flavour to their confectionery. Prepare regular apple muffins and top them with cherry syrup or strawberry sauce. Add blood drops on top using red food colouring and a knitting needle. This bloody image is sure to attract attention.
Crispy mummies are a fun and tasty confection for Halloween. These delicious mummy-shaped crisps are made from crispy rice flakes coated with melted white chocolate, creating an attractive bandage around the ''mummy''.
7. Sweet Witch Hats
Sweet witch hats are another fun and easy idea for Halloween. Use cone doughnuts or chocolate cones as the base for the hats and cover them with dark chocolate. Add a belt made from orange ribbon and a star on top to get the perfect witch hat look. Your guests will enjoy this magical taste.
8. Creepy spider webs
Creepy Chocolate Spider Webs are a simple Halloween confection that you make by melting chocolate bars, pouring them into a plastic bag, squeezing a thin chocolate web through a small hole onto baking paper or a silicone mat, and letting it harden. Once the chocolate net is firm, carefully remove it and use it to decorate your Halloween candy.
Halloween is the perfect opportunity to get creative and make sweets that will impress your guests. With our eight ideas, you''re sure to prepare an unforgettable festive feast.