It’s not your imagination — desserts are getting smaller. Shrunken versions of classic American treats, such as cupcakes, brownies and cakes, have been increasingly showing up on menus of late. And consumers are eating up these petite sweets not just after meals, but also as in-between-meal snacks.
According to Datassential MenuTrends, 33 percent more dessert menus feature a miniature dessert option than just four years ago. Dessert miniatures appear on menus in