Eating healthy is something many of us strive to do. So when it comes to dessert o’clock for us sweet devotees, the treat has to be worth the calories the same way an occasion has to be special enough to crack open an expensive bottle of wine.
Here’s our roundup of New York bakeries with wow-worthy delicacies that will have your mind blown and your taste buds pleased. They are absolutely worth the sugar crash that comes afterwards.
Here’s the only kind of rehab we want to go to. The French dessert spot in Sullivan Street, Sweet Rahab, offers out-of-a-magazine confections in an inviting blue-yellow space, with a french bistro design.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
When someone plan to visit NYC for the first time, our suggestion of places to visit would definitely include Dominique Ansel Bakery. You won’t be disappointed with the mega-creative, out-of-the-box desserts created by the dessert wizard, Dominique Ansel. How out of the box you may ask? Well, this is the birthplace of the sensational cronut and also other cool-creative creations, like the cookie shot, frozen s’more and blossoming hot chocolate, to name a few.
Fuel your love for fried dough at Fan-Fan Doughnuts. The sweet shop is run by the famous doughnut genius, Fany Gerson. The doughnut’s dough is otherworldly good – tried and tested – and we appreciate the fun and playfulness that come in the forms of colourful glazes and toppings. Try the Churros & Chocolate, with luscious chocolate ganache and churros as a topping, or get the Miso Ringo, with cider caramel and miso glaze.
Erin McKenna’s Bakery
For a sweet spot that caters to vegan and those with gluten intolerance, head over to Erin McKenna’s Bakery on Broome Street. There, expect gluten-free, vegan-friendly confections, like cupcakes, doughnuts, cookies (their thin mint cookie is a must-try!) and more.
Plant your love and appreciation for doughnuts here at Doughnut Plant. Their array of flavours are wild and wow-worthy. You’ll want to get their famous Peanut Butter and Jam Doughnut that is filled with so much jam and well-covered with chunky peanut butter glaze. The Carrot Cake Doughnut and the Blueberry “Sourdoughnut” (made with naturally leavened dough) are also not to be missed.