5 Best Bonfire Night Treats | Baking Mad

Written by:Philippa

Remember remember the 5th of November…

Each year on the 5th of November people around the country light bonfires to celebrate the fact that King James had survived the attempt on his life on that date in 1605. Guy Fawkes, a member of the gunpowder plot was arrested whilst guarding the explosives which had been placed beneath the House of Lords ready to kill the King.

The present-day Guy Fawkes Night is usually celebrated at large organised events, centred on a bonfire and extravagant firework displays. Whether you’re hosting your own bonfire night, or heading out with friends, we’ve got 5 tasty treats ready for you whatever the weather. Let’s don our coats and winter warmers and head outside to watch the fireworks.


Popping Candy Cupcakes

These popping candy cupcakes give an extra crackle as you eat, perfect for holding whilst you’re watching the fireworks.


Bonfire Toffee

This bonfire toffee is made from dark muscovado sugar which really brings a deep caramelised flavour to the toffee. This is a great giftable to bring if someone is hosting a party.




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What’s better than a melted marshmallow over a campfire? How about a toasted marshmallow between shortbread dipped in chocolate? Yes please! Wait until the bonfire is nearly out before toasting these.


Toffee Apples

Toffee apples are usually associated with Guy Fawkes night because apples are harvested around this time. Here’s our classic recipe.


Salted Caramel Apple Mini Cheesecakes

These salted caramel apple mini cheesecakes are topped with apple and granola and require no baking making them a great treat you can prepare the day before and leave to set in the fridge.


Want some more inspiration? Head to our ‘Bonfire Bakes’ category to find out more.


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