In a city filled with dessert crazes – from cupcake obsessions to incredibly creative ice cream sandwiches – sweets lovers can take their cravings to the next level by enjoying their desserts with a salty, crispy bacon surprise. Because everything is better with bacon, right? By Sarah Shaker.
This mobile cupcake shop, serves a Maple Bacon Cupcake, a maple cake topped with cinnamon butter cream, drizzled with maple syrup and topped with candied bacon to the delight of sweet and salty lovers here at CBS New York. This bite combines the sweetness of a dessert with the breakfast food of champions – bacon, of course!
From brownies to cookies to chocolates stuffed with bacon, The Baconery delivers your salty craving tucked inside a range of sweet baked treats. Once available for online order only, you can now get your bacon pastry fix at their NYC shop inside Books of Wonder for kids of any age to enjoy!
The Big Gay Ice Cream Shop serves delicious and creative treats to ice cream lovers, including ice cream sandwiches from their friends at Melt Bakery. The Choinkwich, an ice cream sandwich made with chocolate cookies, chocolate soft serve and a layer of Bacon Marmalade is chocolatey, smokey, salty, sweet and most importantly, delicious.
For creamy, rich chocolate luxury, we all know Vosges is a Soho chocolate destination. Truffles and chocolate bars are enhanced with bacon in both dark and milk chocolate varieties. Purchase a bacon gift box to make your best friend an even better friend or treat yourself to one of their bacon chocolate bars when you’re on the go in the neighborhood.
Traif, translated as “unkosher” regarding to meats in Hebrew, is true to its name, as this Williamsburg restaurant serves a number of pig-heavy dishes including their popular Bacon Donuts. Deep fried dough balls are dipped in dulce de leche and sprinkled with chopped bacon. It’s the perfect way to end a pork themed meal.
Sarah Shaker is the founder of the blog Bright Lights, My City.