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Witch’s Brew Halloween Dessert

5 from 2 votes
Learn how to make my Witch's Brew Halloween Dessert, which is a delicious tapioca dessert for any Halloween party or special event.
Witch’s Brew - Luckily this desserts tastes better then it looks. It’s both show stopping and delicious!

Hi Bold Bakers!

Halloween is such a fun time to get creative with desserts and I have lots of recipes I want to share with you. So I was excited when the folks at Best Fiends asked me to create a BONUS recipe for you featuring my Witch’s Brew Halloween Dessert.

This Witch’s Brew is actually Tapioca pudding. Luckily it tastes so much better then it looks. Scatter around creepy crawlies of the gummy variety and you have a perfect Halloween dessert for your party.

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Witch's Brew Halloween Dessert

5 from 2 votes
Learn how to make my Witch's Brew Halloween Dessert, which is a delicious tapioca dessert for any Halloween party or special event.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Learn how to make my Witch's Brew Halloween Dessert, which is a delicious tapioca dessert for any Halloween party or special event.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (2oz/ 60g) pearl tapioca, (do not use instant tapioca)
  • 2 cups (16oz / 500g) water
  • 2 cups (16oz / 500g) whole milk (or dairy free milk)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs yolks
  • 1/3 cup (2 ½ oz/75g) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon green food coloring
  • Halloween Candies (Gummy bones, skulls, spiders, slugs)

Instructions

  • The night before, in a medium bowl soak Pearl Tapicoa in water at room temperature.
  • The next day, combine tapioca, milk, and salt in a heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat. Stir while bringing to a simmer. Lower the heat and cook covered at the lowest possible heat for 45 minutes-1 hour. Timing depends on the type or brand of tapioca you are using. Stir occasionally so that the tapioca doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • Once cooked, in a separate bowl beat the egg yolks and sugar together. Mix in some of the hot tapioca very slowly to equalize the temperature of the two mixtures (to avoid curdling).
  • Pour the egg mix into the pan with tapioca. Still over low heat, stir for roughly 10-15 minutes until you get a thick pudding consistency. Do not let the mixture boil or the tapioca egg custard will curdle. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla and green food dye.
  • Pour into your cauldron or black bowl and cover with gummies and Halloween themed decorations. Serve either warm or chilled. Keep refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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Phan Tran
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1 year ago

Hi Gemma,i’m ready to make ”WITCH’S BREW HALLOWEEN DESSERT” from your recipe.But i wanna make my pudding cold,is that all right ?Because it has pearl tapioca in there,so i’m worry that,it”ll tough when eating.

Donuts44
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Donuts44
2 years ago

That looks great. Great ideas. have you any Halloween cake ideas? Want to do one this Halloween.

Robin Salyer
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Robin Salyer
3 years ago

I live in Pasadena, CA. I’ll keep looking, or even search for Sago.

Robin Salyer
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Robin Salyer
3 years ago

Hi Gemma –
I love Tapioca pudding, and your recipe looks good. Where did you find pearl tapioca? I used to purchase it and make it, but cannot find it anymore.

Hanka
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Hanka
3 years ago

I LOVE this recipe.But I was worried,because I can’t find tapioca or other substitute.So I change a bit this recipe. I use milk mixed with puffed rice(in my country is called Burizóny).I add coloring.It was amazing.Thank you Gemma 🙂
Greetings from Slovakia :*

Nwaring
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Nwaring
3 years ago

Hello Gemma, love all your recipes. My niece loved your yogurt popsicles. I wanted to know where you bought that ceramic cauldron?

Elisabeth
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Elisabeth
3 years ago

Hey Gemma!
Really love your recipes but since I’m more of a chocolate person I was wondering if it’s possible to make this as a chocolate pudding without changing the overall consistency too much or if you maybe had suggestions about the measurements one should use. I think it would look great with some black food colouring. 😀
Thanks in advance!
Liz

Purvee
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Purvee
3 years ago

Omg Gemma(:
Only brilliant mind can think and make something like this! The BEST Halloween Dessert I have ever seen! Looks amazing!
Gemma can you tell me best egg substitute for Banana bread! I always follow your chart for egg substitutes but my bread was kind of dense:(
Thanks
Love
Purvee

TGirl10
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TGirl10
3 years ago

Could you do homemade caramel squares in Bigger Bolder Basics

TGirl10
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TGirl10
3 years ago

Could you do homemade caramel soft and Chewy bites in bigger bolder basics you mentioned in your snicker video please?

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