Sugar Rush: Valentine's Sweets at Spot Dessert Bar

Sugar Rush

Your daily dose of something sweet.


[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

Cupcakes have always been the sleeper hit at Spot Dessert Bar in the East Village. We love their dark chocolate cakes with green tea buttercream, a classic coconut, and apple crumb cupcakes. For this Valentine's they're putting out a special edition red velvet cupcake ($2.75) with whipped cream cheese frosting and cake crumbles to top. The frosting is ridiculously light, practically a whisper against the tender, tasty cupcake. The same cake base is used to form three-bite cake pops ($2.50) dipped in tempered white chocolate. And if red velvet isn't your thing, they're also making cake pops with chocolate cake and vanilla cake. Little indulgences never hurt.

Spot Dessert Bar

13 Saint Marks Place, New York NY 10003 (map) 212-677-5670