Of course, breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and anything in between are important but, what’s more important is the dessert following. Whether you’re craving a boozy cupcake, peanut butter gelato on a stick or frozen s’mores, you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for here.
Chikalicious serves only imaginative desserts such as pomegranate-chai cake trifles and chocolate tarts with peppercorn ice cream. Stuck in a dorm? Dw, we’ve got you with these no-bake dessert recipes.
Known best for its cronuts, milk n’ cookie shots and frozen s’mores, Dominique Ansel’s bakery is a hit all around. Make your own cronut with this recipe.
Although best known for its delectable plethora of cookies (chocolate chip walnut, dark chocolate chocolate chip, need I go on?), Levain Bakery also serves bread, coffee cakes, and more. Here’s how to order when you’re at Levain.
My personal favorites, Molly’s Cupcakes are the perfect cupcakes for any mood. Flavors range from cake batter to the Ron Bennington (chocolate cake, peanut butter filling, chocolate ganache, crushed butterscotch topping) and you can even make your own. Plus, a portion of their proceeds go to schools around the community, so they’re baking for a cause. Here are some other must-eats when you’re in NYC.
The Milk Bar is home to the beautiful birthday cake, birthday cake truffles, and cereal milk ice cream. Head over here for a super Insta-worthy treat. Make your very own truffles with these delicious recipes.
If you’re in the mood for some gelato on a stick (how cute is that?!), Popbar is the place to go. Flavors range from pineapple to pistachio to hazelnut covered in dark chocolate and chopped hazelnuts. Wondering what the difference between ice cream, froyo, and gelato are? Find out here.
Cupcakes with a boozy twist nicknamed New York’s original boozy cupcake bakery. What could be better than a mulled wine cupcake or a birthday cake cupcake spiked with vodka? If you don’t like alcohol but you like shots, make these mini, shot-size cupcakes.
Spot Dessert Bar is home to delicious flavors, reinvented. Signature desserts include green tea lava cakes, coconut monkey bread and a kabocha squash Brulee cake. Might not be as diverse as a green tea lava cake, but if you’re tryna make your own, I highly suggest this Nutella peanut butter one. *Drools.*
Sweet Revenge is a cozy dessert café known best for its cupcake and wine pairings. Order a dulce de leche cupcake alongside a glass of Santa Rita 120 Chardonnay. Click here out for more of your favorite dessert and wine pairings.