Image source: Pexels.com
Halloween Desserts and Wine Pairings
October is upon us and with that comes all the Halloween festivities. If you are planning a spooky bash for all your favorite ghouls, we have some fun dessert and wine pairings for you to try. The kids will enjoy the sweets and adults will enjoy relaxing with a glass of wine.
Image source: Hostess with the Mostest
Double Dipped Chocolate Caramel Apples
Guests are sure to be delighted by this childhood favorite with the a little something extra, a layer of chocolate! Use candies or nuts for garnish. You can even wrap each individual apple in a clear bag and hand them out as party favors. Check out the recipe on Kitchenthusiast.
Since these apples are dipped in chocolate, pair them with a tawny port.
Image source Kitchenthusiast
Bloody Red Velvet Cake
A triple layer of red velvet covered with cream cheese frosting and a red chocolate ganache combine to make a dessert that’s to die for. Find the recipe on Spicy Southern Kitchen.
Highlight the chocolate and cherry undertones of this classic cake with a Pinot Noir.
Image Source: Spicy Southern Kitchen
Witches Brew Brownies
An easy recipe that allows you to dip into the candy bucket, chocolate on chocolate combine to create an indulgent bite. Use your favorite boxed brownie mix and then top with snack size candy bars and morsels. Check out the details on Home Made Interest.
A sweet and sparkly Brachetto d’Acqui would pair beautifully with these brownies.
Image Source: Home Made Interest
Classic Halloween Sugar Cookies
For those who want a sweet treat minus the chocolate, whip up some cute sugar cookies that fit the theme. Find the recipe on Food Network.
The buttery rich flavor of this classic sugar cookie can be highlighted with a good Prosecco.
Image Source: Food Network
Halloween Puppy Chow with Nutella
We love the idea of simply dumping dessert into a bowl. This easy recipe is elevated by Nutella, which provides a chocolatey alternative to peanut butter. Get the recipe on A Southern Fairy Tale.
Try a Riesling which will cut through the indulgent flavors of Nutella.
Image Source: A Southern Fairy Tale
Halloween Fruit Skewers
Offer a healthy alternative for guests who may be dieting or avoiding processed sugars. Create a cute and spooky spread by chopping up fruit and arranging it neatly on skewers, making it easy to serve and eat. For more ideas check out Girl Loves Glam.
Try a refreshing rose´ or any semi-dry sparking variety.
Image Source: Girl Loves Glam
Do you have any Halloween traditions involving dessert and wine? Tell us below.