There is a lot of information these days about adult treats. Our beverage trend report pointed out “adult chocolate milk,” for example. Lollipops have grown up and become cake pops. We’re encouraged by advertising that assures us it’s OK to buy the treats we like to hand out at Halloween.
Indulgence, in other words, has been given permission.
It certainly explains the cupcake revolution. Who can resist the combination of cake and creativity? These are from The Cup, a little downtown bakery that got into the spirit of the holiday with the mummy and the eyeball. They don’t go well in trick-or-treat bags, but who said they were for the kids, anyway?
So, find a great little bakery and indulge . . . or make your own. Here are some good Halloween cake and brownie ideas: