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Sharon O'Neill, owner of Dough Guys in Palos Heights, shows off her Strawberry Sensation cupcake.
Das German Chocolate cupcake at Fleckenstein’s in New Lenox is geared toward coconut-lovers.
Bill Jones, Managing Editor
4:30 am CST January 23, 2020

People love to talk about trends in food.

Cupcakes were the next big thing, and then (depending on who you ask) cupcake shops were overbaked and ready to be tossed by the early 2010s. Some would argue they saw a resurgence near the end of the decade, while others say their moment has passed.

But we say a well-crafted, tasty personal treat never really goes out of style. (And we’re usually right about these things.)