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Spooky Food

80 Fun Halloween Recipes for Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires, Jack-o-Lanterns, Witches, Zombies, and More

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

80 sweet and savory recipes for any Halloween lover to bake if you dare! Whether you're looking for cute and classic or ghoulish and gory, this book spans the spooky spectrum and has you covered for the entire season.

From the very first crisp day of fall, our attention eagerly turns to one of the most beloved times of the year—sweater weather, leaf peeping, and yes, pumpkin spice! But autumn baking takes the cake. 

Here esteemed author Cayla, known for turning everyday recipes into colorful, eye-catching treats, features tons of different techniques, allowing both beginners and baking experts to hone their skills this holiday season. Invite some friends over to enjoy some Caramel Apple Cake Pops, decorate a Candy Corn Cake, snack on some Pumpkin Pull-Apart Bread, and whip up a batch of Glow-in-the-Dark Witch's Brew!

Complete with all the classic flavors of fall, recipes include:
 

  • Chocolate pumpkin cupcakes
  • Poison apple cake
  • Marshmallow cobweb cake
  • Voodoo doll brownies
  • Jack-o-lantern stuffed peppers
  • Butcher's knife mug topper cookie
  • Skull calzones
  • Bleeding heart panna cotta 
  • Cauldron hot chocolate
  • Glowing ghost cake
  • So many more!

Cayla Gallagher is the host and creator of the YouTube channel pankobunny, an online cooking show where she creates weekly tutorials, teaching her subscribers how to turn everyday recipes into “edible cuteness”—colorful, eye-catching treats! With an audience of more than 300,000 followers across her social media platforms and more than 300 million views on Facebook, she strives to bring amusement and creativity to dinner tables all over the world. She was named one of Canada’s next up- and- coming YouTube stars in 2016, and also sells pankobunny-themed treats on her Etsy shop.

Praise for Cayla Gallagher’s work

"Author of Unicorn Food and Mermaid Food, Cayla Gallagher, is back in the kitchen with the third book in her Whimsical Treats cookbook series, Reindeer Food: 85 Festive Sweets and Treats to Make a Magical Christmas. This winter, follow her journey to new realms of sweetened confectionery goodness . . . If there’s one sure thing about cooking with Gallagher, it’s this: Your holiday table will look (and taste) better than ever before! . . . Gallagher’s fun recipes provide the perfect foundation for a cozy, vibrant Christmas at home. Find your new family favorite dessert, and savor every minute spent baking warmth into the frostiest season of the year."
Flea Market Décor

Innovative and adorable culinary creations."
Forbes

"[Gallagher's] no-bake cheesecake is colorful and fun. The hardest part is just waiting for it to set! . . . It uses only a handful of ingredients and has plenty of steps, like crushing cookies and mixing cream cheese, that are ideal for getting young children involved." —TODAY.com

"With a sweet tooth as big as my entire mouth, I am a huge fan of goodies! And there is no one who has a better handle on making sweets look as fun as they taste than Cayla Gallagher. Get ready to dive deep into a treasure trove of delectable tasty treats that might have you eating the pages of this book!"
—Joel Comm, New York Times bestselling author

"Cayla creates the most magical treats in this truly enchanting, colorful, and festive book. You can't help but smile as you turn each page, to discover new and exciting recipes, perfect for any special occasion!"
—YouTuber Lindsay Ann Bakes, Food Network’s Cupcake Wars winner

“Cayla of Pankobunny creates delicious homemade fried doughnuts and fills them with every color of the rainbow . . . Not only are these doughnuts incredibly pretty, they are incredibly delicious too!
Pantreze

“Whether you have early morning classes or late night study sessions, [her] chocolate chip scones are the perfect treat . . .”
Pottery Barn Teen

"Filled with pastel and unicorn prettiness! There’s a wide variety of sweets treats and recipes that are great for the novice or advanced baker.”
—YouTuber and blogger Christina, of Christina's Cupcakes

"I've always swooned over Cayla's beautifully shot videos on YouTube and Instagram and I'm thrilled that her easy-to-follow recipes have been compiled in this fabulous book. I'm sure my daughter will have a blast making these sweet unicorn treats when she's old enough, but until then, I'm making them for myself!"
—Amber Spiegel of SweetAmbs and SweetAmbsCookies

“I might be a magician but nothing close to Cayla Gallagher's magical recipes in the kitchen. From rainbow cinnamon rolls to watermelon fugde. How does that even work?” —Julius Dein

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