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The best sweets to get your teeth into this Halloween

Who says only kids get to enjoy sweet treats during Halloween?

Cherry Chan
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Time Out Hong Kong
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Cherry Chan
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While we might be a bit too old for trick-or-treating, there are plenty of sweet treats available for you to enjoy during Halloween and get into the festive spirit. From bone-chilling frozen yoghurts to spooky but scrumptious cakes, we’ve pulled together a list of the most frightfully delicious nibbles that will sweeten up your Halloween this year.

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The best sweets to get your teeth into this Halloween

  • Restaurants
  • Cafés
  • Tsim Sha Tsui

This Halloween, Butter has whipped up some itty-bitty mini boo pies ($90) for you to enjoy. Consisting of a chocolate cookie crust, pumpkin caramel mousse filling mixed with crispy caramel pearls, and a ghost-shaped meringue decorated with dark chocolate, the mini boo pie is an adorable treat to enjoy by yourself or share with your family and friends. The mini boo pie will be available at Butter’s K11 Musea and Staunton Street locations from October 21 to 31.

  • Shopping
  • Chocolate and sweets
  • Causeway Bay

Lucullus presents a Halloween themed collection that’ll get you into the festive spirit. The spooky buddies assorted gift box ($198) presents a series of eight adorably decorated sweet treats, including macarons, cookies, and meringues. Additionally, the pumpkin parade chocolate gift box ($208) features six chocolates with playful flavours, such as a Frankenstein marshmallow matcha chocolate, or a Dr. Ghost white chocolate filled with strawberry popping candy.

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  • Hotels
  • Luxury hotels
  • Admiralty

As part of Shangri-La Group’s Halloween celebrations and fun-filled staycation packages for families, Island Shangri-La presents guests with Halloween themed dining offers. From October 22 to 31, Lobby Lounge is offering a special afternoon tea set ($718 for two) with plenty of sweet treats like pecan pie and spooky rocky road. Creepy cakes such as the Pumpkin Pie and Frankenstein’s head are also available for purchase at Island Gourmet.

  • Hotels
  • Tsim Sha Tsui East
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Across the Victoria Harbour, Kowloon Shangri-La also joins in on the Halloween festivities with themed food items. The hotel’s bakery, Baked by Shangri-La, offers creepy treats such as spiced pumpkin cheesecake, spiderweb dark chocolate cake, pumpkin muffins, pan de muerto, and more.

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  • Shopping
  • Kowloon Bay

Get ghoulish this Halloween with Ikea’s limited food items. From October 13 to October 31, head to Ikea Bistros in select locations (Causeway Bay, Shatin, Tsuen Wan, and Kowloon Bay) to find their bamboo charcoal frozen yoghurt ($18) that gets creepy decorations like a witch finger cookie and gummy worms.

  • Restaurants
  • Central

After you’re done stuffing your face with Burger Circus’ sumptuous burgers, try out their extra special Halloween spooky shake ($88) from October 25 to 31. This chocolate and marshmallow milkshake is blended with house-made vanilla ice cream and gets tinted with a vibrant green for that extra creepy touch. Topped with whipped cream and drizzled with coconut and white chocolate sauce, this sweet treat is delectable and downright scary.

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  • Shopping
  • Chocolate and sweets
  • Central

Whether you’re handing them out as trick-or-treat goodies or just enjoying them all to yourself, Godiva’s indulgent chocolate treats can be purchased in a purple coffin ($179) or a pumpkin box ($299). The coffin-shaped box includes five dark chocolate G cube truffles and a box of milk chocolate pearls, whereas the pumpkin shaped box includes various flavoured G cube truffles, including dark and milk chocolate, hazelnut, strawberry, vanilla, and matcha.

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7Café+

This October, darkness takes over 7Café+’s locations across the city with their Halloween offerings for you to enjoy. Eggettes ($25 each; $40 for two) made with a charcoal powder batter get a creepy dark appearance, while macarons ($12 each; $30 for three pieces) and mixed nut brownies ($16 for four pieces) come on a festive trick or treat dish. Wash all your snacks down with a lychee strawberry slurpee ($22), topped with a strawberry syrup drizzle for a gorey look.

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  • Restaurants
  • Bakeries
  • Causeway Bay

The Cakery’s creepy creations take their baked goods to another level. This year, they’re offering a Halloween cookie box ($358 for five pieces) with ghoulish designs like witches, spiders, and other Halloween paraphernalia. Alternatively, order the Halloween fondant toppers ($28 each) to add the finishing touches to any of The Cakery’s cupcakes and cookies of your choice.

In the name of Halloween, here's some scary stuff to go with your scary sweets!

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