Confectionery Cannibalism

Gory baking satisfies consumers' bloodlust in acceptable way

Implications - Consumers have always been fascinated by blood and gore, with gruesome edibles providing the ultimate in socially acceptable bloodlust satisfaction. Consumers connect with their animal instincts when sinking their teeth into a bloody cupcake. These sinful sweets cater to cravings beyond sugar, marking the arrival of the age of indulgence.
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