Got Chocolate Milk? Create A Halloween Dessert Bar!

With chocolate milk being the official drink of Halloween, why not create a Halloween dessert bar with desserts that all have chocolate milk as one of the main ingredients! Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party, attending one or just love making Holiday themed desserts, you are in the right place.

Halloween dessert spread

If Nutella had an official fan club, would you become a member? If so, then our Chocolate Milk and Chocolate Chip Cake with Nutella is what you’ve been missing out on. Our tip for decorating this cake to make it the ultimate centerpiece of your dessert table is to have as much fun as you can with your favorite sprinkles. Pick as many colors as you would like, mix them up and cover your cake all until the Nutella isn’t visible.

Chocolate Milk and Chocolate Chip Cake with Nutella

cake topped with chocolate frosting and a halloween deocration

Ingredients

Directions

  1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2.  In a bowl, mix the flour, cocoa and baking powder
  3.  In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together. Slowly add the melted butter, chocolate milk and vanilla.  Beat until fully combined.
  4.  Add in the chocolate chips and mix well
  5.  Pour the batter evenly into a 10 or 12 inch round baking pan
  6.  Bake for 50 – 60 minutes
  7.  Let the cake cool for about 1.5 – 2 hours
  8.  Frost the cake with Nutella and cover it with sprinkles as desired

 

It never hurts to add an adult friendly item to the dessert table. Our Zombie Milk Dessert shops are as delicious to drink as they are easy to make!

Zombie Milk Dessert Shots

milk shots in skull glasses with sprinkles on the rim

Ingredients

Directions

  1.  Rim 4 shot glasses with Nutella
  2.  Fill a small plate with sprinkles and rim the Nutella covered rimmed shot glasses with sprinkles
  3.  Add the milk, vodka and Kahlua to a shaker and shake well
  4.  Pour mixture into the shot glasses

 

Cupcakes are a traditional favorite that have been a hit amongst kids and adults for generations. If you’re short on time, then this is the recipe for you. The go to for many when limited with time is to utilize boxed cake mix to make desserts. In this recipe, we use a boxed cake mix, but add a delicious twist to it with chocolate milk, pecans and chocolate chips which had our taste testers, family and friends wanting seconds and thirds! When it comes to decorating the cupcakes, get as colorful as you want with the icing and top it off with some Halloween themed candy.

Chocolate Milk Pecan and Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

cupcakes topped with bat gummies

Ingredients

Directions

  1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2.  In a bowl, mix the chocolate milk, cake mix, eggs and vegetable oil until you get a smooth texture.
  3.  Mix in the pecans and chocolate chips
  4.  Add cupcake lines to two 12 cup cupcake pans
  5.  Add the mixture so each cup is half full
  6.  Bake for about 20 minutes
  7.  Let the cupcakes cool for about 1.5 – 2 hours
  8.  As the cupcakes cool, add the icing food coloring to the icing to make different colors
  9.  Add icing and toppings to the cupcakes as desired

 

If you don’t want to bake but want to make a dessert for Halloween, our Chocolate Milk Dirt Cake which takes just 15 minutes to make will need to be on the top of your recipe list. Since it’s a no bake cake, you will want to keep it refrigerated for a few hours after making it before you decorate it to your heart’s desire. The dirt cake is perfect for a graveyard theme. You can get creative with the tombstones by making and decorating cookies to resemble tombstones or purchase non-edible decorative tombstone to put atop the dirt cake with.

Chocolate Milk Dirt Cake

gravestone cookies

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Crush all the Oreo cookies in a food processor and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and sugar together until it forms a smooth texture.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the chocolate milk and pudding until thickened.
  4. Fold the pudding mixture into the cream cheese mixture. Add the Cool Whip and mix until combined well.
  5. Spread a layer of the Oreo mix into an 8×12 pan. Top it with a layer of the cream cheese pudding mixture. Repeat and alternate the layers until the top-most layer has crushed Oreos.
  6. Cover and refrigerate the cake for a few hours or overnight.
  7. Decorate as desired with Halloween cookies and candy before serving.

Our final word of advice when it comes to indulging in our Halloween desserts? Add a glass of chocolate milk to accompany them!

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