Spooky Inspiration for Your Halloween Menu

With Halloween approaching this weekend, TikTok users are allowing their creativity to run wild, channelling their love for All Hallows' Day into their kitchen craft skills.

Online cake shop Jack & Beyond endeavoured to find out the most popular Halloween recipes and took to TikTok to discover the most viewed in preparation for a spooky spread. Use these spooky social posts as inspiration for specials for your Halloween menu.

Pumpkin based recipes (a seasonal favourite in the northern hemisphere) dominated the rankings with 50 percent of the top 10 recipes. American classic #PumpkinPie won the top spot with more than 140 million views, unsurprising considering the dish's popularity at other times of the year and association with the American holiday Thanksgiving.

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Harry Potter-themed #ButterBeer earned 50 points for Gryffindor, achieving second place with 99 million views. This recipe is sure to be a hit with Harry Potter fans as they picture themselves sipping Hogsmeade.

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Halloween classic #CandyApple, also known as toffee apple in British English, secured third place with just over 43 million views. Consumers will be transported back to their childhood with this nostalgic Halloween recipe.

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TikTokers demonstrated their more creative side with spookily themed recipes such as #HalloweenCakePops and #SpiderCookies that are sure to send shivers down the spines of foodies.

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