Ghoulish Delights: 5 Halloween Treats in Newport Beach
Happy Halloween! Oct. 31 marks the final day of spooky season, and before we bid farewell, we’re sharing all the tricks and treats! Skip the store-bought candy this year (it’ll be on sale tomorrow anyway), grab your ghouls and goblins and indulge in Newport Beach’s cornucopia of creepy confections. Local bakeries, ice cream shops and candy stores are embracing the Halloween spirit and stirring up all kinds of toil and trouble with frightfully delicious treats! Here’s where to treat yourself to a good ‘ol sugar rush this Halloween.
Spooky Treat: Bewitched Red Velvet Cupcake
Sprinkles Cupcakes is giving their classic red velvet cupcake an eerie makeover this month! This confection, which is typically made with red velvet cake and white frosting, now has eyes and is rolled in Halloween sprinkles. Don’t believe us? Try this wickedly devilicious treat for yourself! Other October creations include the pumpkin, double-stuffed Oreo, Twix and black velvet, should you decide to get a dozen.
Spooky Treat: “Scary Movie” Cookies
B.Candy is a sweet tooth’s paradise with a selection of baked goods, ice cream, candy and more. This Halloween, the shop is selling an assortment of spooky treats, including frightfully frosted cookies. These house-baked goodies are decorated to resemble scary movies we all know and love, like “Alien” and “Scream.” Stop by the Corona del Mar shop and pick up a few ghoulish treats to savor this Halloween.
Spooky Treat: Apple Dumpling
Pumpkin spice is all the rage in October, but does anything really beat the apple and cinnamon combo? It’s apple dumpling season, and Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is embracing this fall flavor duo with a delicious apple dumpling creation. Topped with your choice of ice cream and cinnamon sugar sauce, this gooey treat is sure to sweeten your season.
Spooky Treat: Ghost Cookies
Getting ghosted isn’t fun unless it happens at Rye Goods in Lido Marina Village. This organic bakery and deli is spookifying things this October with a boo-tiful batch of ghost cookies. These treats are frosted to perfection and add a touch of festiveness to any Halloween soiree. And if baked goodies are your love language, be sure to also try their apple cider donut, vegan pumpkin muffin or butternut squash pocket croissant.
Spooky Treat: The Great Candycopia (Ice Cream Flavor of the Month)
Scary good flavors have taken over at Salt & Straw, and this is your last chance to get a taste. The shop’s seasonal Scoops & Skulls Series features a chilling collection of Halloween-themed flavors, including The Great Candycopia, Jack o’ Lantern Pumpkin Bread, Don Bugito’s Creepy Crawly Critters and more. Stop by and try these frightful flavors if you dare!
Written By: Kaylin Waizinger