Halloween Gothic

gothic halloween cakes Lets Eat Cupcakes left, Ms. B's Cakery right

Halloween is as much fun for grown ups as it is for little trick-or-treaters so we’ve put together a selection of outrageous gothic halloween cakes for fright night parties and get-togethers this All Hallows Eve.

A deadly skull cake strewn with over-grown vines and blood red roses makes a superb halloween cake by Lets Eat Cupcakes, above left.

On the right,  Ms. B’s Cakery’s Death by Chocolate cake is drenched with wild berry sauce and adorned with a luxe Swarovski crystal skull and beading for a breath-taking Halloween confectionary creation.

Halloween macabre and gothic theatre is captured in the two artful halloween cake designs below by The Wild Orchid Baking Company (below left, via The Cake Blog) and by Sabores da Alma, Portugal (below right).

gothic halloween cakes skull cakes by Wild Orchid via The Cake Blog left and by Sabores da Alma Portugal right

Below, we have two fabulously gothic style Halloween wedding cakes from Cake Me Baby (left) and Sannas Tartor (right), perfect for the more off-beat bride & groom at this time of year.

Halloween wedding cakes gothic style by Cake Me Baby left, Sannas Tartor right

Symbolic black crows expertly modelled and perched on a black-iced cake lit by single candle stump creates a haunting and spectacular gothic halloween cake by The Queens of Sweet.

gothic halloween cake black crow cake by The Queeens of Sweet

Ivory skulls set against black icing with blood red roses creates a striking halloween spectre in the two terrific halloween cakes below by Perfect Indulgence Cakes, left and by Verusca Walker, right.

gothic halloween cakes skull cakes in black and red by Perfect Indulgence Cakes left and by Verusca Walker right

Complete carnage has been dramatized in cake by Joshua John Russell, The Fashion Caker in his high-drama halloween wedding cake design below.

halloween wedding cake by Joshua John Russell, The Fashion Caker

Decorative skulls take halloween cake art to another level with two brilliant examples below by Edible Essence Cake Art, Plymouth left, Let’s Eat Cupcakes, right.

skull cakes by Edible Essence Cake Art, Plymouth left, Let's Eat Cupcakes right

Chocolate skulls bring the spirit of halloween to the chocolate wedding cake below right from Adventures in Cakeyland, while Choccywoccydoodah showcase their masterful chocolate art in their magnificent halloween creation, below left.

chocolate halloween wedding cake by Adventures in CakeyLand, chocolate skull by Choccywoccydoodah

A cornucopia of Halloween horror features in the Halloween wedding cake creation by Claire’s Cakes, Aberdeen (below left), while on the right, Count  Dracula takes centre stage in this magnificent Transylvanian depiction (image via Tumblr).

halloween wedding cake by Claire's Cakes, Aberdeen left, Dracula cake via Tumblr

Martha Stewart shows you how to create the terrific bat cake topper/mobile below for a quick halloween cake design here: halloween bat cake.

A creepy Halloween moonscape adds a wonderful extra dimension to the superbly crafted cake (below right) by MG Sugar Cake.

halloween bat cake from Martha Stewart, halloween castle cake by MG Sugar Cake

Drawing and painting skills are a super gift to have in your cake decorating repertoire as the beautiful halloween silhouette cake below by Michelle The Cake Chef demonstrates.

halloween cake silhouette cake haunted castle and bats by Michelle The Cake Chef

Architecture and design skills don’t go to waste in cake decorating either….just look at this masterpiece gothic castle cake created for a Halloween wedding by Sandra Monger Cakes.

Halloween Wedding Cake by Sand Monger

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride has been recreated in sugar (below left) by sugar modelling expert Verusca Walker, with another fantastic recreation below right byHeather Baird of Sprinkle Bakes. You’ll find Heather’s corpse bride tutorial here, plus the blue velvet cake receipe used.

corpse bride cake topper by Verusca Walker right and corpse bride in coffin by Sprinkle Bakes left

A super-stylish halloween wedding cake features below in the quintessential Tim Burton style by Sweet Ruby Cakes, Australia.

halloween wedding cake by Sweet Ruby Cakes

The team at Doric Cake Crafts have made terrific use of edible cake lace in black as a side design in this halloween castle wedding cake.

halloween wedding cake by Doric Cake Crafts

The Little Cherry Cake Co. create their homage to the work of Tim Burton in their quirky halloween wedding cake below.

Halloween wedding cake Time Burton style by The Little Cherry Cake Co

For the bride who loves all things vintage,  Eat Me Cupcakes and Choccywoccydoodah have managed to combine vintage elegance with halloween horror in their two fantastic creations below, left and right respectively.

white chocolate skull cake by Eat Me Cupcakes UK left and skull wedding cake right by Choccywoccydoodah

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