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7 Sweet Spots in NYC for the Discerning Manhattanite Looking for Decadent Treats

Mar. 19th, 2014 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment   
Photo Courtesy of Prohibition Bakery

Hey, New Yorkers, is your sweet tooth calling? Do you know where to turn if it is? Well, have no fear, because Manhattan has something decadent for everyone, and to make it easier on you, we have a few of our favorite locales right here. Pick your sweet pleasure from updated spins on the classic milk and cookies to devouring decadent real gold truffles, the choice is up to you.

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Photo Courtesy of Royce' Chocolate

Japanese Perfection

Like the Japanese culture itself, the Bitter Nama chocolate squares offered at Royce' Choclate are simple, elegant and refined. Made with cacao and sweet cream, a box of 20 is just $18.00. They come in white, Champagne, mild cacao, bitter and au lait. 

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Photo Courtesy of Blossom Du Jour

Inspired Vegan Edibles

Looking for something gluten-free and vegan that also has an amazing taste? Head to Blossom Du Jour in Chelsea for their Chocolate Chip or Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. So soft, super-moist and chewy, you won’t be able to tell this is a vegan cookie!

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NYC Exclusive

Dominique Ansel inspired hour-long lines for his trademarked creation, the cronut. Made exclusively at his namesake Soho bakery, the half-donut, half-croissant concoction is only available in NYC. Brand new to his lineup: milk shot glasses made out of chocolate chip cookies.

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Photo Courtesy of Prohibition Bakery

Spiked Delight

Like your sugar spiked with liquor? Head downtown to Prohibition Bakery and pick up some mini-cupcakes filled with Cointreau, gin, rye, absinthe, vodka or beer. Perfect for party treats, they also come in bite-sized goodness. Favorites include: Pretzels & Beer, Birthday Cake and For the Love of Bacon.

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Photo Courtesy of Ladurée

French Decadence

Any Francophile will go crazy for the beautiful macaroons at Ladurée. The designer, family-owned Parisian bakery has been known for the finest macaroons in the world since 1862, and recently opened up in NYC, both in uptown and downtown. The desserts are works of art, and an afternoon in one of the salons is the landmark of luxury.

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Photo Courtesy of Dylan's Candy Bar

Candy Lovers

Dylan Lauren, daughter of Ralph, made her dream candy shop come true with the opening of Dylan’s Candy Bar. The brightly colored shop features hundreds of different kinds of candies, chocolates and sweets, including their own namesake line. Other sweet indulgences include an ice cream shop, candy cocktails, personalized candy as well as candy-themed hosted parties.

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Photo Courtesy of deLafée

Diva Treats

If you need a sweet to impress, head to deLafée for Swiss gold-encrusted chocolates and candies. For $123, you can get eight Swiss chocolate truffles covered in edible gold. Other sparkling options include edible gold flakes, gold tea, gold ice cube kits, gold cigar and gold lollipops.

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Carolyn Hsu is the New York Correspondent for JustLuxe and has been beauty, fashion, and travel editor at The Daily Obsession and a freelance writer...

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