Pancakes and Putting for an Extra Sweet Halloween

Nobody should be starved for sugar on Oct. 31, but at least two area businesses are offering additional Halloween treats.

Pancake giant IHOP is marking the holiday by offering a free buttermilk pancake with fixings to children aged 12 or under. The “scary face” pancake comes with whipped cream, strawberry glaze, cookies and candy corn for decorating purposes.  Although it’s only free on Halloween, the DIY pancake platter will be listed on the children’s menu throughout October.

At Blackbeard’s Cove in Mt. Pleasant, the miniature golf course is now decorated in “a kid-friendly Halloween theme.” The course costs $10 to play, and admission includes a bag of candy and scoop of ice cream.

Cupcake Camp’s Call for Bakers

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Cupcake creators are a dime a baker’s dozen these days, but Cupcake Camp Charleston’s on the hunt for pastry artists willing to serve up at least 24 cupcakes for free.

Now in its fourth year, Cupcake Camp is a community benefit for the South Carolina Youth Advocate Program. Originally created in 2008 by a San Francisco populist scientist, the event’s since spread to cities around the world. There’s no charge for the cupcakes – organizers describe the Camp as a chance “for people to share and eat cupcakes in an open environment – but donations will be accepted online and during the event at The Alley on Nov. 10 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Continue reading