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Halloweeny Things: Luxury Chocolate Skulls, Ghosts, and Pills from FIKA


Solid chocolate skulls are handcrafted by FIKA’s master chocolatier and can double as creepy centerpieces.

Handcrafted by master chocolatier Håkan Mårtensson for the Manhattan-based coffee shop chain FIKA, these edible ghoulish skulls, pills, and ghosts are definitely not for handing out to the kiddies tomorrow. FIKA, which was named after the Swedish expression for coffee break, was opened in 2006 by founder and co-owner Lars Åkerlund, who wanted to create a menu heavily inspired by Swedish heritage and flavors but with a modern twist. I just love skulls so I’m a fan of these dark desserts, even when it’s not Halloween.


Move over Ferrero Rocher. These Mini Skulls are filled with a gianduja (sweet chocolate spread) of macadamias, almonds, and hazelnuts.

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Like red heads? Then this Red Chocolate Skull is a great way to tell them you have them on your mind, though it’s not a good gift for a first date.

FIKA Golden Skulls

These Gold Mini Skulls are filled with a sweet chocolate spread of macadamias, almonds, and hazelnuts are are coated in FIKA’s special edible gold dust.

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The “pills” in these medicinal-looking bottles are actually chocolate-covered roasted and caramelized hazelnuts and almonds. Recommended prescription: 3-5 nuts, 3 times daily until happiness is achieved. Don’t eat in front of kids though, it sends the wrong message.


A row of mischievous candy ghosts.


FIKA’s simple and elegant packaging.

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All images courtesy of FIKA.

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