5 Sophisticated Spooky Treats

October 25, 2022

Halloween goodies don’t have to come from the candy aisle. Trade that waxy chocolate for these five delectable, elevated treats from our favourite Vancouver bakeries. —Catherine Dunwoody

Mon Paris Pâtisserie offers up fun Jack-o’-lantern lollies filled with pumpkin spice caramel, plus statues of Jack and a howling wolf.

Kafka’s has three locations, making it three times easier to grab these sweet Halloween sugar cookies. Perfect for your party board.

How cute are these ghostly lemon meringue tarts from Blue Hat Bakery & Cafe at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts? Toasted Swiss Meringue, lemon curd and crunchy hazelnuts make up this light-as-air confection.

These skull showpieces are available in milk or dark chocolate and filled with miniature chocolates. Makes a perfect Halloween hostess gift, from Temper Chocolate and Pastry.

Impress your guests with a gorgeous, ghoulish cake from Buttermere Pâtisserie. The witch cake is a blue sponge and strawberry with Poprock feuilletine, or the boo bash cake is black velvet sponge and orange kabocha. Either way, it’s all treats and no tricks here.


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