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Breads Bakery Makes One Hell of a Cinnamon Bun

Sugar Rush Max Falkowitz 9 comments

This cinnamon bun thinks it's a croissant. More

Maison Kayser's Pumpkin is Low on Sugar, High on Pumpkin

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

Can't wait for Thanksgiving to have a pumpkin dessert? This unusual pumpkin pastry might be just what you're looking for. More

Chouquettes in Harlem at Patisserie Des Ambassades

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 3 comments

The Chouquettes from Patisserie De Ambassades in South Harlem are small, easy to share and very versatile—making them the perfect snack for a walk in Central Park. And at three for $1.75 they're a great value. More

Ceci-Cela's Spinach Pie, Sweet and Savory Breakfast All in One

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When it comes to breakfast there's savory and sweet, and usually ne'er the two shall meet. Not so with Ceci-Cela's Spinach Pie ($3). More

Sugar Rush: Pear Tart at Breads Bakery

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

In addition to their great breads and sweet loaf cakes, Breads Bakery in Union Square is doing some serious pastry. More

Sugar Rush: Easter Bunny Religieuse at Dominique Ansel Bakery

Sugar Rush Niko Triantafillou 1 comment

When the seasons change or a holiday is approaching, you can count on Dominique Ansel to debut some beautiful new creations for his bakery. You can also bet that there will be at least one specialty religieuse that's artfully decorated to match the occasion. More

Sugar Rush: Strawberry Éclair at François Payard Pâtisserie

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Freshness is key to any successful éclair ($7), and this classic pâte à choux is baked daily at François Payard Pâtisserie. More

Sugar Rush: Lemon Bichon at Dominique Ansel Bakery

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Dominique's Lemon Bichon ($3.75) is like an apple turnover with fresh lemon curd in place of apples. More

Sugar Rush: Pear Tart at Bottega Falai

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Simple should never be underestimated. At Bottega Falai, squares of puff pastry tarts ($5) are given the classic pairing of frangipane and fruits. More

Sugar Rush: Walnut Cream Croissant at Pain D'Avignon

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

A golden croissant ($3) is flecked with crushed walnuts and a dusting of powdered sugar. Fresh, with endless buttery layers (that should be more flaky) and a heart of walnut cream. Walnut cream? Yes. Think frangipane made with walnuts in place of almonds. More

Sugar Rush: Baton Cakes at ChikaLicious

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Crunchy puff pastry is layered with frozen hazelnut mousse (which ends up tasting like a semifreddo) folded with toasted, crushed hazelnuts, and espresso-soaked cake. It's a potent, intense dessert, and that one slice can easily be shared between two. More

Sugar Rush: Palmiers at Épicerie Boulud

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There are many palmiers in this city, but the ones from Épicerie Boulud ($3) are among the best. More

Sugar Rush: Maialino's Cherry Scones

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Citrus scones are out, and cherry scones ($3) are in at Maialino. They start with a buttery dough, golden and dotted with an abundance of sweet cherries. Crisp-surfaced and sugar-sprinkled, the petite size of this scone... More

Sugar Rush: Apple Turnovers at Duane Park Patisserie

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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan] Duane Park Patisserie is known for its great Apple Turnovers ($2.50). These golden, flaky wonders must be procured before 10 a.m., lest they sell out for the day. But on a few recent visits, I found... More

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