Halloween smoothies make a great alternative to the usual sugary, additive-packed sweets. They’re super-easy to prepare, making them ideal for Halloween parties, spooky kid’s sleepovers, and trick or treat giveaways.
In this article – we share 5 of the best Halloween smoothie recipes from our favourite inventive food bloggers.
There are so many ways to get creative with halloween-themed smoothies, but seasonal ingredients, funky colours, and eerie accessories are the simplest in our experience. Here are a few spooky smoothies to inspire your own experiments…
- Pumpkin apple smoothie
- Tropical candy corn smoothie
- Eyeball smoothie
- Jack-o-lantern smoothie
- Witches potion shake
Pumpkin Apple Smoothie
When it comes to Halloween smoothies, this has to take the prize for best use of seasonal ingredients. Apple and pumpkin are both in their prime at this time of year so combining them is a stroke of tasty genius.
Although the original recipe uses canned pumpkin, we’d recommend taking advantage of the fresh stuff. If you’re carving pumpkin lanterns, it’s a great way to use up the leftovers.
The oats make it a really filling breakfast or snack. But if you’re looking for something lighter then it tastes just as good without them.
You might also like… this Easy 3-Ingredient Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie.
Tropical ‘Candy Corn’ Smoothie
Swap the processed sugar for natural fruit, with this pretty Halloween smoothie recipe from Boulder Locavore. Layering yellow pineapple, orange papaya and white coconut produces a mouth-watering tropical candy corn smoothie.
If you’re not a fan of coconut, you could try blending frozen banana for a white(ish) crowning layer instead. Cantaloupe melon, oranges, or tangerines could also be substituted for the papaya. Just don’t mess with the pineapple layer, it’s pure heaven.
Ol’ Boo Eyes
This Halloween smoothie is pure genius in our book. By inserting blueberries into marshmallows, the Evite guys manage to create the illusion of creepy eyeballs floating in their smoothies. What’s not to love?!
Mixed berries and ice-cream are combined to form a red smoothie base, which adds to the ghastly visual effect. But honestly you could use any smoothie base – with those bad boys floating on top there’ll be no mistaking that it’s Halloween themed.
Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Smoothies
If you need a quick option, then these Jack-O-Lantern smoothies are ideal. The recipe itself is a tasty combination of banana, peaches, and yogurt. Kids and adults alike will devour this creamy deliciousness in no time.
However, it’s the marker pen addition of the creepy lantern face, which instantly converts these into spooky smoothies. If you have kids, then this could be a fun way to get them involved with the prep. We reckon that spider webs, beetles, or fangs could also look pretty freaky drawn onto the container.
Witches Potion Shakes
Clever use of layering in this recipe creates a truly brew-like beverage. Made with berries, orange juice and sherbet, these sweet treats not only look the part, but taste amazing.
If you’re trying to stay away from refined sugar, then papaya, oranges, or tangerines could make healthy alternatives to sherbet. Or you can switch it up completely by going for a purple and green colour combo. Simply blend a handful of spinach with your choice of yellow fruit to get a slime-like shade.
You might also like… 7 simple yet nutritious orange smoothie ideas.
So, there you have our five favourite Halloween smoothies that taste delicious and look suitably creepy too! We love how creative these recipe ideas are and are sure that kids and adults alike will love them.
If you have a spooky smoothie recipe to share, or want to let us know how you get on with these little treats, then message us on social media. We’d love to hear from you!