Cone witch hats and pumpkin sweets were all well and good when we were children, but now we're adults we can enjoy an entirely different and more sophisticated calibre of Halloween treat.
Thanks to a new generation of talented cake artists and artisan chocolatiers, there is now a wealth of beautiful, unusual and macabre creations to choose from as the spooky season sets in.
From anatomical chocolate skulls to red velvet severed finger cakes and Pick Your Poison boozy truffles, come wow your mates with these creative and incredibly life-like Halloween goodies.
Dark chocolate skull
Red Velvet and Toffee Blood pig snouts
The Tattooed Bakers, contact for individual commissions and prices
Pimped up pumpkin heads
Konditor and Cook, contact for individual commissions and prices
Pick Your Poison boozy box
£15, Fortum & Mason
Witches Brew hot chocolate jar
£8.99, Artisan du Chocolat
Thickest human snot
Caking It, contact for individual commissions and prices
Sugared pumpkin mallows
£4, John Lewis
Golden chocolate skull
£24.99, Artisan du Chocolat
Chocolate frogs on syrup waffle cookies
Totally Sugar, contact for individual commissions and prices
BBQ Flavour Worm Crisps
£2.95, Harvey Nichols
White chocolate skull
£64.99, I Should Coco