Halloween cake

The simplest possible option. Make a sponge cake!
Halloween cake
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  • 175 g butter or margarine
  • 180 g Siúcra/McKinney's Granulated Sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 300 g wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp milk or water

For the baking tin

  • butter or margarine
  • 90 g Siúcra/McKinney's Granulated Sugar


  • Siúcra/McKinney's Icing Sugar

Grease the baking tin and sprinkle in the sugar. Stir the butter/margarine and the sugar until light and airy. Add the eggs one at a time. Mix the flour, baking powder and vanilla extract and fold into the batter alternately with the milk/water. Pour the batter into the greased baking tin and bake the sponge cake at 175 °C for approx. 45 minutes. Turn it out and leave to cool.

Place a stencil on top of the cake and dust with icing sugar.

You can print the stencil below:

Pumpkin 1: Cut out the black details.

Pumpkin 2: Cut out the black details, as well as the entire pumpkin.