Sugar Rush: Ginger Cake at Soutine Bakery


Nestled between the golden breakfast muffins and blueberry scones at Soutine Bakery on the Upper West Side are wedges of ginger cake not to be ignored. Sticky, tender and just a bit spicy, these delightful squares prove to be a dandy morning treat. It's a wonderful break from your typical croissant or sweet morning bun, but be sure to arrive early—lest you be left with the last square. The end cut is a touch less moist than the rest.

Soutine Bakery

104 W 70th Street, New York NY 10023 (nr. Columbus Avenue; map) 212-496-1450