Wholesome Halloween Treats

Epicure / October 19th, 2010
These adorable Witch’s Hat treats are easy to make with Donseumor’s Cute Cakes used as a base.

No Halloween celebration is complete without the treats. But there’s no rule that says they have to be packed with sugar and artificial ingredients. Don and Susie Morris, the founders of Donseumor, a European-inspired bakery in Alameda, California, take a less-is-more approach to making cookies, using wholesome preservative- and additive-free, all-natural ingredients to produce buttery, light, artistic cookies and cupcakes. And for anyone interested in making some unique, wholesome Halloween treats this year, here’s a recipe they sent us for delightful Witch’s Hat Cute Cakes, which are soft and moist, and made with the finest quality all-natural ingredients.

Inspired by the marriage of cupcakes and petits fours, the yummy, adorable and fun-to-eat Witch’s Hat Cute Cakes are sure to pacify even the most discriminating of scary monsters likely to show up at your door later this month. Available nationwide in stores such as Whole Foods Markets and Andronico’s, the Donsuemor brand of cookie has drawn wonderful reviews from The New York Times and Fine Cooking. To find out more about the cookiemaker’s health-conscious and delicious treats, visit its Website. Here’s the recipe:

Witch’s Hat Cute Cakes Recipe

12 chocolate Donsuemor Cute Cakes

2 cups white frosting, tinted orange with orange food coloring

2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

12 bugle chips

12 chocolate wafer cookies

Frost the Cute Cakes with a layer of orange frosting. Next, in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, gently melt the shortening and the chocolate chips. Carefully dip each bugle in the melted chocolate and then place it on the chocolate wafer. Repeat with the remaining bugles. Chill the Witches Hats in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. Then place each one on top of the cupcakes.

To see a video on how to make the Witch’s Hat Cute Cakes, click here.

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One Reply to “Wholesome Halloween Treats”

  1. I made these for Halloween and they were delicious! (I do the PR for Donsuemor and wanted to make sure the recipe really worked!)

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