A Restaurant’s Take

Chocolate-peppermint cupcake

At Sweet bakery’s four locations, a holidays-only treat.

A holidays-only menu addition, Sweet’s Candy Cane cupcake tastes like Christmas. The moist, mild chocolate cake topped with a big swirl of peppermint-spiked butter-cream frosting is one of 10 limited-edition flavors that go away after December 31. Get yours with a fork and a frothy glass of milk.  — Rachel Raczka

SWEET 49 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, 617-247-2253, and other locations;