Who hates Halloween Day? It’s spooky and scary fun. There are thousands of Halloween and horror movies on the darkest day. But what about Halloween cooking shows on October 31st? Trick or treat will be scarier to let the kids scream when the cakes are the faces of giant monsters. If horror movies are too tiring to watch, Halloween food shows are the solution.
Halloween is a bid day that Netflix or Food Networks publishes many cooking competitions and cooking shows with the Halloween theme. All the shows with plenty of thrills and chills are on air for this Halloween season.
Halloween Cooking Shows on Netflix
1. The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell
Netflix kicks off its Halloween holiday season with the brand-new series, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell. The series includes 6 episodes and will be back on air on October 12th, 2018. Featuring Christen McConnell, a photographer, cookbook author, and Instagram influencer known for her bizarre creations, the show offers a macabre storyline along with recipes and how to bake haunted desserts. The viewers will be satisfied with her collection of creatures such as a monster house-baked from a cake, rice-shaped into Edgar, chocolate pretzels, peanut butter bones, etc. However, it is demanding to follow the step-by-step and re-create some large creations, as the show is not only about the instructions.
Unlike other cooking shows, The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell involves many characters and puppets, making the show funny and engaging. Over the six episodes, the storyline is not hard to follow as it reuses some moments from the previous episode and characters. Around 25-minutes for each episode, this series is bingeable and a perfect Halloween show.
2. Nadiya Bakes
Although this cooking show isn’t about the Halloween cooking shows, it’s always good to watch a bakery cooking show. The show features many recipes for British desserts. Through the performance, she explores cakes, biscuits, etc., through her recipes. Her instruction is effortless to follow, from the basics to advanced baking skills.
If you watched The Great British Bake Off, you could fall in love with Nadiya again. Her love of baking remains the same with her inventive recipes. Get several ideas for your Halloween and surprise the kids with delicious cookies and cakes.
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3. Baking Impossible
A great example of combining two sections that no one could think of is engineering and baking. If usual baking shows are not compelling, Baking Impossible is the new vibe for Halloween cooking shows. Making a delicious cake with the combination of bakery and engineering will be impressive.
Two people on a team, including a baker and an engineer, compete with other teams to win the challenges from the jury. Collaborating to create a masterpiece that is appetizing and, at the same time, works effectively to pass the technical test.
Baking Impossible is a colorful world of marshmallows, chocolates, etc. Moreover, brilliant teams make many creations, such as the giant gingerbread tower from Hansel & Gretel or the Viking’s boat made of chocolate. It would be an excellent decoration for Halloween night.
The Halloween competition shows
Unlikely Netflix, Food Network has a long history of having Halloween food shows. The viewers are excited about seeing the new programming during Halloween.
4. Halloween Baking Champion
One of the top favorite shows on Halloween is Halloween Baking Champion. Each season contains a theme related to Halloween. In the previous show, the central theme was 1980s slasher movies. At the end of the season, a team winner will be selected by the Judges Stephanie Boswell, Carla Hall, and Zac Young for having the most wonderful Halloween desserts. The winners receive $25,000 and the title of Halloween Baking Champion.
5. Halloween War
Halloween War is a visual party for Halloween decorations, focusing on the cake. Five teams, featuring candy makers, pumpkin carvers, and cake decorations, compete to win a $25,000 prize by creating the ultimate Halloween-themed display.
As a favorite annual Halloween cooking show, Halloween War has had 11 seasons until now and was hosted by Justin Willman (from seasons 1 to 4), Rossi Morreale (season 5), Jonathan Bennett (from seasons 6 to 10), and actor and paranormal investigator Zak Bagans for season 11 in 2021. Running through 4 weeks in October, the show promises to take Halloween inspiration to the next level.
6. Outrageous Pumpkins
Pumpkins are the most vital element of Halloween. Every house tries to get the best pumpkins, and many Halloween competition shows are organized to find the scariest and most creepy pumpkins. Outrageous Pumpkins is a great show to watch if you are looking for many ideas for making pumpkins. Led by Host and actress Alyson Hannigan, it’s time to find out who is the country’s best pumpkin carver. The participants will test their creativity and carving skills to win $25,000 for who has created the most haunting designs.
Other cooking shows for Halloween inspiration
7. Crime Scene Kitchen
An advanced format for a cooking show is a culinary guessing game, in which bakers must investigate what type of dessert was from the remaining ingredients, such as the crumbs, flour trails, and a few clues. After decoding the type of cake, it’s time for bakers to recreate the recipe. The winner is the one who most closely matches the missing dessert. The show requires excellent baking skills and a brilliant brain. When looking for family time, Crime Scene Kitchen is a top choice.
8. Kid Halloween Baking Championship
Kid Halloween Baking Championship is a unique spin-off from the Kids Baking Championship. The four kids who completed the Kid Baking Champion join the show to battle two spooky challenges. The winner will take home $10,000 and the title if they create the scariest and most delicious monster dessert. You like Halloween food shows, don’t be missed.
9. All-Star Halloween Spectacular
All-Star Halloween Spectacular is hosted by Egypt Sherrod of HGTV’s Flipping Virgins. In 72 hours, the participants were forced to design life-sized haunted houses and extravagant desserts at the LINQ Hotel in Las Vegas. The guests include Tia Mowry of Food Network’s Food Network Star Kids and HGTV Property Brother Drew Scott, going head-to-head against Duff Goldman of Food Network’s Worst Bakers in America and HGTV Property Brother Jonathan Scott. The show is an excellent example of what-to-do for the decorations and food. Moreover, the line of guests can be a reason to see how they will make this fun-filled holiday special.
Sitting on the couch and watching a Halloween cooking show is enjoyable and entertaining. Halloween is a time to make delicious but spooky cakes and decorate the haunted house in your style. Enjoy the shows to inspire some scary ideas! Follow Thecookingmovie to have more movies and shows about food to enjoy.