From mini blueberry pies at Trois Pommes with a lattice crust, to blueberry (combined with acai!) gummy bears, there's no limit to how one can enjoy summer's favorite fruit. Here are five blueberry desserts we love; let us know if we've missed yours!
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This one ($6.50) is a double-crust number, rising high with the pie's height exceeding its width, three sharp slits revealing a true bounty of blueberries.
To kick off Serious Eats New York Bakery Week, here are our Top 10 "American" bakeries in New York—where we return again and again for brownies and peanut butter cookies and chocolate cakes. Check out our favorite treats at each!
Sharing is good, but sometimes you just want the whole thing for yourself. No worries, it's understandable. There's some inherent satisfaction in being able to devour an entire cake, as opposed to just a wedge, slice, or square. Here, we've rounded up five cakes we love, individual-sized treats where you can eat the whole affair to your satisfaction.
Black Hound's Praline Cake ($7.50) is more nut than cake, and a fine afternoon treat to split with a friend.
There are all sorts of fantastic bakeries in New York where you can pick up pie for your Thanksgiving table. But many of them require advance orders for Thanksgiving—and sometimes that just doesn't happen. Sometimes, you just need a last minute pie. And luckily, these fine bakeries are here to help you out.
[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] This cup of Espresso Mousse ($7.50) always seems to beckon from the glass windows of Black Hound on 2nd Avenue. It stands out because it is one of the few non-cake creations the bakery displays...
We at Serious Eats have a soft spot in our hearts for carrot cake. And there's no better season for it—it's got those winter spices kicking around, sure, but it's also bright with the promise of carrots and fruits and spring freshness to come. While we all could agree to love carrot cake, none of us felt we had a definitive favorite. So we fanned out over the boroughs, picked up carrot cakes from every corner of New York—over a 29.6 mile geographic spread, to be exact.
[Photo: Kathy Chan] Pastry cream blended with whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and three layers of chocolate cake. Meet the Daisy Cake ($7.50) from Blackhound Bakery. The size suggests a mini-celebration for two, or a particularly rich celebration for one....
Black Hound's window display, fronting 12th Street in the East Village, is such a pretty sight. Whenever I happen to pass by, it is inevitable that I stop and pause, observing the neatly arranged rows of sweets—hummingbird cakes, triple...