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Get Into the Halloween Spirit With the Spookiest Food Styling on Instagram

Oct 21 2014 - 5:30am

While Pinterest may be saturated with too many fails, here's an Instagram account that intends to scare you in a good way. Christine McConnell [1] is a photographer by day and a creepy bakestress by night, and she's responsible for creating wonders like alien cookies, serpent cake, and tentacled monster waffle cones. Are you ready to experience awe and heebie-jeebies at the same time?

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [2]

Strawberry-Chocolate Monsters

"I decided to try making waffle cones from scratch. then this sorta happened..." Christine refers to the monsters made of strawberries, melted chocolate, crumbled cake, whipped cream, and frosting-fondant tentacles.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [3]

(Happy) Birthday Cake

For a friend's birthday, Christine made a chocolate and white layer cake filled with rice pudding and chocolate chips and coated with decor buttercream and piped melted chocolate. One cannot overlook the custom-made black candles.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [4]

Retro Picnic

The girl does more than desserts, but even her picnic spread looks a bit creepy.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [5]

Lemon Bars With Meringue

Though these lemon bars topped with honey meringue seem sweet and harmless, take a closer look to see the creepy buttercream dragon bees.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [6]

To-Die-For Cinnamon Rolls

Even if she's not baking up something macabre, Christine finds a way to stay in theme: "This is what I made for breakfast . . . and now I want to die."

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [7]

Butter Rival

"Paula Deen [8] better watch her back," she dares the current butter queen.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [9]

Adam Lambert's Cake, NBD

Adam Lambert [10] commissioned Christine to bake a cake for his Voodoo Bayou-themed party, complete with bone crosses and a serpent with a candle tongue on top.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [11]

Apple Pie With Crushed Pecans and Salted Caramel

Christine designed a fruit-filled tree out of the pie crust.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [12]

German Chocolate House

Inspired by her parents' house, Christine re-created it in the form of a german chocolate cake with buttercream frosting and piped melted chocolate. "No fondant," she boasts.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [13]

Alien Cookie

Though it's simply spiced sugar cookie pieces glued together with caramel, even the cat is afraid, very afraid.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [14]

Chicken Pot Pie

Beak, feet, and wings included, but don't worry, they are just carved carrots and pie crust.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [15]

Red Velvet Wedding Cake

When asked to create a wedding [16] cake, the baker took a Victorian, gothic approach.

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [17]

Samoa Tarantula Cookies

Because why rely on Girl Scouts when you can DIY [18] samoa tarantula cookies?

Source: Instagram user christinehmcconnell [19]


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