6 yummy Halloween ghosts

It’s super-easy to make a spooky-looking ghost. Why? Because the messier and more lopsided they are, the SCARIER! We’re sharing our top 6 tips for quick and easy Halloween treats to make together, so you can enjoy spooks at every meal...

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Tips for making tasty Halloween spooks, quick and simple.
Photo: Ida Köhler

The Breakfast Ghost

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Boil eggs, draw faces on them and serve for breakfast. Mix spooky and cute ghosts so it’s not too scary for your tiny, sleepy breakfast guests.

The Sugar Ghost

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With a toothpick, dab liquorice or dark chocolate sauce into a ghost face on meringues. Eat as they are (sugar rush!), make an Eton mess or pull a thread through them for a cute (but quite-crumbly-so-best-hang-in-the-kitchen) garland.

The Snack Ghost

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Cut bananas in two and insert a wooden stick as a handle. Dip the banana halves in yoghurt and place on parchment paper in the freezer for a few hours to set. Dab on a face as described above. For the sweetest result, use very ripe bananas.

The Drink Ghost

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The Drink Ghost is potentially the most scary-looking one, as it’s difficult to control your face-painting with whipped cream as your canvas. But as mentioned above, mess is a plus: check out the ghost to the left – isn’t that a deliciously spooky look?

Mess is a plus

Top a milkshake, smoothie or ice cream with whipped cream. Carefully dab on a ghost face. Or don’t be careful if you’re going for a corpse-paint look! If you prefer clearer facial expressions, use chocolate buttons, liquorice candy or blueberries for the eyes.

The Dessert Ghost

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Buy vanilla ice cream pops or the ones covered in white chocolate and draw spooky faces on them before serving.

The Candy Ghost

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Put large marshmallows on sticks and draw on spooky faces. Arrange your bouquet of spooks in a vase or why not make a gang of tiny marshmallow spooks to float in a mug of hot chocolate?

Now you’ve got enough ghosts to last you until next Halloween.

Text and images: Ida Köhler