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A Brilliant Halloween Treat

A Brilliant Halloween Treat

Posted by Karen Power on 22nd Oct 2018

It’s time for dusting off the cobwebs and carving out the pumpkins! Yes it’ that spook-tacular time of year - Halloween. 

Our houses are full to the brim of sweet treats and all things scary. The kids are hyper with sensory overload- activities filled with oozing textures, creepy sights and luscious candy-filled scents.

Whether you make the kiddies costumes by hand, with endless tubes of toilet roll wrapped precariously around your bewildered 4 year old, or take a mad dash through the supermarket aisles at the last minute in order to conjure up a deathly look of evil in the form of polyester and nylon, in a state of sweaty panic, we all have too admit that we secretly love Halloween.

It is an age old tradition that people, of all ages seem to throw themselves at wholeheartedly (perhaps apart from the party pooper parent, left at home alone watching TV in the dark while the other half is out guising with the kids, avidly giving the ‘no one is in, no treats in this house, no pumpkins at the door’ signals.)

For those of us who are taking the chance to unleash our wild side in a suspect pair of stockings and paint our nails bright red or black, and give our skin a ghastly shade of death- you will know that it is a busy time of year. If one thing we at the Brilliant Bakers can do to help it's baking your sweet treats for your party.

Halloween is a time when families and friends get together for parties and gatherings, whether it's a spot of Trick or Treating with the kids or a party at home where the whole family can join in the fun, dressing up and playing a range of fang-tastic party games such as bobbing for apples and wrapping the mummy, and we at the Brilliant Bakers firmly believe that cake is not just for birthday parties, but for any kind of celebration!No party is complete without a crowd-pleasing centrepiece on the table - a Brilliant cake!

We offer a great variety of flavours including our deliciously light and fluffy Genoese vanilla sponge, a sumptuous chocolate fudge cake, or the latest addition to our cookbook and arguably the most appropriate for Halloween, a rich red velvet cake that is sure to please the vampire in every party guest along with a delicious gluten free vanilla so no witch or wizard is ever left without cake at the party.

New Halloween Cake Designs

At the Brilliant Bakers we pride ourselves on the quality of our cakes, baking each cake using traditional methods and fresh to order so that every tasty morsel is as tempting and decadent as it should be. This year we have added a few new exciting designs to our Halloween collection. We have added our Halloween Character Cupcakes and our Witches Cupcakes, which are fun and easy to hand out to little hands. Our comfort cake range we have added a delicious ‘pretty on the outside’ Halloween Comfort tin filled with all sorts of shocking chocolatey gruesomeness when opened. But don’t be fooled by it’s gory looks -it is a tin of sublime tastiness.

One of our most exciting designs this year is our Witches Cauldron cake. This fun design features a cauldron cake, with sugar bubbles of green potion and decoration glitter witches feet. The burning fire is made up of hand crafted sugar flames and matchmaker sticks.

More of our Spooky Designs:


Easy and quick to handle and eat, cupcakes in general are a great way to spread some joy at any party! And of course they are the perfect portable give-away to send little Trick or Treaters on their way with! Our Halloween cupcakes are available in a box of 12 and contain designs that feature Pumpkins and Skull and Crossbone as well as 'Happy Halloween' text. Or why not order a Halloween Cupcake Tower with a selection of designs including ghosts, black cats, bats and more.

Party Cakes 

If you are looking for a brilliant Halloween party centrepiece then look no further! Our cute Halloween Pumpkin Cake is available in three different sizes; 8, 10 or 12 inches (serving 20, 45 or 60 people) and our square Party Cakes are available as 8 and 10 inch bakes and include some freakishly fun designs such as the Spooky Night cake or Haunted House Cake.

We also have two terrifyingly tasty two-tier Party Cakes, the square Halloween Boo Cake which comes complete with keepsake scary characters and hand crafted sugar decapitated finger, or the round Halloween Cake which comes with keepsake skull candle, both serving up to 40 people.

Gift Cakes 

Can't be with the ones you love this Halloween? Why not send a Halloween cake as a gift to let them know you are with them in Spirit. With three designs including the Creepy Spider, Halloween Pumpkin and Scary Eye Cakes, there is something to suit everyone.Our gift cakes are perfectly presented in a box tied with ribbon to match your cake and include your personal message.Serving up to six people, this cake will be simply perfect as a Halloween treat for someone at any party that they may be hosting!

If gruesome and gory is not your thing, we have plenty to offer with other themes which happen to lend themselves well to the season. Any little wannabe wizards out there are sure to be a fan of our extremely popular Harry Potter Party Cake, there's our Scooby Doo Cake with haunted house and ghost motif, and even Lego has received the Halloween treatment with our fabulous Lego themed Halloween Cake.

Personalise your cake- select the size and add extra elements, such as candles, sparkles and a custom inscription. We require 2 working days notice in order to ensure the timely delivery of Halloween cakes. Our free delivery service operates Monday-Friday and and we will text you in advance to give you notice so you can pop to the shops, or request delivery before 10am or 12 noon.

And so this Halloween we invite you to eat, drink and be scary with a simply Brilliant Cake from the Brilliant Bakers.


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