Prep Time: 60 min.

Check out this deliciously gory Halloween platter featuring Strawberry Piranhas, Ghosts on a Stick, and Grape Cauldrons & Beetles.

What you need


Instructions for the Strawberry Piranhas:

1. Melt the dark chocolate. 

2. Use the back of a spoon to shape the mouth at the top pointy end of the strawberry.

3. Line the mouth with sunflower seeds for teeth.

4. Top with candy eyes (use some melted chocolate to stick them on).

Instructions for the Ghosts on a Stick:

1. Melt the white chocolate. 

2. Add the chocolate to a piping utensil / bag.

3. Place the canape stick onto some parchment paper.

4. Pipe the ghosts at the top of the sticks.

5. Top with candy eyes.

6. Allow to set.

Instructions for the Grape Cauldrons:

1. Halve the grapes.

2. Melt the dark chocolate. 

3. Place the dark chocolate in a piping utensil / bag.

4. Create a half-moon shape on parchment paper and place the grape on top. This will be the top of the cauldron.

5. Now draw a line down the middle of the widest part of the grape and fill in everything below this line with chocolate.

6. Pipe the three cauldron feet.

7. Top the uncovered half with three candy eyes. You can use some melted chocolate to make them stick.

Instructions for the Grape Beetles:

1. Melt the dark chocolate.

2. Place the chocolate in a piping utensil / bag.

3. Pipe four intersecting lines onto parchment paper.

4. Place half a grape on top.

5. Use some melted chocolate to stick on the candy eyes.

Arrange all the components onto a platter and serve.


The canapé sticks, piping utensil and candy eyes are all linked in my Shop.