Easy Halloween Cake and Cupcakes

Prep Time 30 Cook Time 35 mins Serves 12

Make this spooktacular halloween cake for your next party! This rich chocolate from scratch recipe can be incorporated into all cupcakes or make a small cake with cupcakes!


  • Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Frosting - Rocky Road Cake
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1-2 packages Voortman Bakery Chocolate Fudge Wafers
  • dozen plastic halloween rings


Preheat over to 350 degrees. Make cake and frosting according to the Rocky Road Cake directions. 

5 " cake bake for 35 minutes

cupcakes - bake for 15-20 minutes. 

8-9" cake bake for 35-40 minutes. 

Wafer ghosts

Melt chocolate(s) separately in a double broiler or microwave safe bowl on medium high for about 1 minute. Remove and stir and place back in microwave for 15 seconds.  Repeat until chocolate is smooth.  

Dip fudge wafer in the chocolate and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or wax paper.  Once set dip toothpick or skewer in milk chocolate and form a ghost face.  Let harden. 

After cake is cooled and frosted place on a serving plate and place ghosts around cake (you may want to separate the ghosts with a pain fudge wafer).  Top with ghost strawberry (optional) and plastic halloween ring decorations.  Add ribbon around cake (optional) or any other festive decorations! Enjoy. 


Recipe Notes

Optional - fresh strawberries to dip with extra white chocolate. 

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