5 Incredible Treats to Enjoy on National Dessert Day
Did you guys know that today is National Dessert Day!? That’s right, October 14th marks the day when we can all pig out on tasty sweets without feeling the guilt! (Okay, so maybe we should be a little reasonable and consume responsibly for health’s sake, but…) For most of us, dessert is a way of life. There is nothing like topping off a wonderful meal with something rich and decadent. So this week, we scoured the internet for the best syrupy, candy-coated, artfully sprinkled, and honeyed treats to satisfy your sweet tooth. Let’s set forth and feast, after all #DessertIsLife!
1) Cream Puffs
What is light, fluffy and holds a sweet filling surprise? If you haven’t tried a cream puff yet, it’s time to jump on board the pastry bandwagon. Cream puffs are the individual mini cakes of the world, offering a less guilty alternative when the cake cravings hit. If you’re ever in New York City, we recommend trying out it spots like Bibble & Sip and Bearded Papa! Foodies enjoy cutting open these pastries to revealed the frothy mousse filling, and they’re not overwhelming sweet, so you can try all their flavors!
2) Cookie Milk Shot
Have your cookie and eat it too! Designed by top foodie chef, Dominique Ansel (creator of the Cronut), the cookie milk shot is one of the latest it desserts today. Enjoying cookies and milk is not a new concept, but this dessert manages to bank on that idea with a ingenious hybrid creation. Relive your inner childhood and try making these goodies at home!
3) Egg Waffles
Hong-Kong style egg waffles were the ultimate Instagram-popular dessert for Summer 2016. The classic egg waffle snack we’ve all come to know is back on trend with a sweet modern twist– today it is served with ice cream, matcha sauce, sprinkles, cookie crumbs, mochi, and/or fresh fruit. (Doesn’t that sound amazing already?) We recommend trying fan favorites like the Wowfull and Eggloo!
Up next on the “dessert” list is the all-too-familar donut! These bad boys are no longer reserved for just breakfast– instead they work around the clock, and we are definitely not complaining. The best doughnuts are fresh, soft-to-the-touch and gloriously fluffy, and we’re please to say we found some of the best donuts the U.S. pastry world has to offer. Start getting in line now because once these buns are out, it’s over!
5) Rolled Ice Cream
What’s a dessert list without an ice cream feature!? Even though Fall is here (and the temperatures have surely drop, brr…), ice cream for dessert is not going away anytime soon. Snuggle up in blankets if you have too, because rolled ice cream is a must-have this season. Inspired by Thailand’s street food scene, this ice cream is made-to-order and takes on a particular ‘rolled’ shape. Completed with toppings of your choice, the result is stunning Instagram-worthy perfection. Try Thai Rolled Ice Cream today and get ready to be mesmerized!
Feeling hungry? (We totally are!) So make sure to try some of these desserts today! Happy National Dessert Day everyone, from all of us at Shoplet.