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If you love getting into the spooky spirit, these cute Halloween doughnuts are a jaw-droppingly fab idea for fright night. Pop them on a platter for the perfect party centrepiece – or sweeten up a scary movie night with a delicious doughnut on the side. Simply boo-rilliant! 

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Slimming World Halloween doughnuts 

makes 10 
7 Syns per doughnut  
ready in 45 minutes, plus cooling 

What you need: 

150g self-raising flour 
¼ level tsp bicarbonate of soda 
1 level tbsp caster sugar 
125g fat-free natural Greek yogurt 
1 medium egg, beaten 
1 tsp vanilla extract 
low-calorie cooking spray 
6 level tbsp royal icing sugar 
green food colouring 
20 edible eyes 
10 level tsp black food colouring gel 
5 chocolate mint sticks/batons 
1 level tbsp smooth strawberry or raspberry jam 

What you do: 

1. Preheat your oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/gas 7. 

2. Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda and caster sugar in a large bowl. Mix the yogurt, egg and vanilla in a jug and stir it into the flour mixture. Try not to overwork the mixture – just bring it together to a smooth, soft, slightly sticky dough (the bicarbonate of soda will soon begin to work its magic and puff up the mixture). 

3. Put a large disposable piping bag in a jug or large glass and open it up over the lip of the jug or glass (this will help to keep the piping bag open). Spray the inside with low-calorie cooking spray. Spoon the dough into the piping bag and twist the end to close it, then lift the bag out of the jug or glass and snip off a 3cm hole at the pointy end. Spray a doughnut tin with low-calorie cooking spray and pipe 10 neat circles of dough into the holes. Lightly spray the tops with more low-calorie cooking spray, then bake for 8-10 minutes – you don’t need to turn them. 

4. Leave the doughnuts to cool slightly, then carefully turn out onto a wire rack and leave to cool completely. 

5. When the doughnuts are cool, mix the icing sugar with cold water to make a smooth icing (try about 1½-2 tsp water to start with and add more if needed). Pour half into another bowl and add some green food colouring until it’s the shade of green you want. 

6. For the Frankenstein doughnuts, evenly spread the green icing over them and decorate with the edible eyes, black food colouring and chocolate sticks/batons using our image as a guide. For the vampire doughnuts, evenly spread the white icing over them and decorate with the edible eyes, black food colouring and chocolate sticks/batons. Dilute the jam with a little water and use it to create the effect of blood around your vampires’ mouths. 

Tip: We also made a few jammy doughnuts! You’ll need to use rounded moulds or a muffin tin rather than a doughnut tin, and the dough will make 8 doughnuts rather than 10. They’ll need 8-10 minutes in the oven. Once cool, make a hole in the side of each doughnut and, using a piping bag, squirty bottle or pipette, inject 1 level tsp jam into each of the 8 doughnuts. These filled doughnuts are 9 Syns each. 

Get more deliciously wicked Halloween party ideas here. 

Discover spooktacular support! 

You’ll find lots of ghoulish goings-on in your nearest Slimming World group this October. With a spell book full of slim-safe food and drink ideas, we’ll lift your spirits with a wand-erful weight loss result! 

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