October 14th is National Dessert Day and we’ve got some recommendations to satisfy your sweet tooth. It’s definitely not a complete list of over-the-top and delicious desserts, but these are some of the most raved about desserts in the area!
Milk Sugar Love
19 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City; 394 Palisade Ave, Jersey City
The Mac Daddy at Milk Sugar Love is an absolute classic, and it comes in both handheld and cake sizes. Enjoy the Mac Daddy, including two French macarons filled with Fruity Pebbles ice cream and rolled in Fruity Pebbles, next time you’re around MSL.
800 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park
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If you want to get the ultimate over-the-top, satisfying-all-your-sugar-cravings dessert, you need to stop by Coney Waffle in Asbury Park. Grab a bowl or cone with ice cream, cotton candy, chocolates and candies, and baked goods all stacked up with waffle pieces. Be sure to call for their hours, as the store runs seasonally.
Luigi’s Ice Cream
218 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Who doesn’t love a good bowl of rolled ice cream? The S’mores rolled ice cream at Luigi’s comes with rolled ice cream, chocolate pieces, graham crackers, and a marshmallow topped off with some chocolate syrup. You can also grab some boozy ice cream creations!
New York City
136 W 55th St; 45 W 35th St; 529 Broome St
Black Tap has a menu full of their CrazyShakes. They’re all a must-try and all Instagrammable, from the Cotton Candy featuring pink & pearl chocolates to the Churro Choco Taco topped with two churros.
Dominique Ansel Kitchen
137 7th Ave S
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How we do s’mores in the West Village. 🔥 Our Ultimate S’more, with homemade speculoos cookies, dark chocolate whiskey ganache, chocolate-covered crispy puffed rice, shards of Valrhona milk chocolate with a sprinkle of Malden sea salt, and one big honey marshmallow that’s torched to order until golden and brûléed on the outside. @dominiqueanselkitchen #WestVillage #smores
If you’ve heard of the Cronut, you have Dominique Ansel to thank. Dominique is the creator of some of the wildest desserts. It’s almost difficult to choose just one! Be sure to grab some cakes and the Ultimate S’more, which includes homemade speculoos cookies, dark chocolate whiskey ganache, chocolate-covered crispy puffed rice, Valrhona milk chocolate with a sprinkle of Malden sea salt, and a big honey marshmallow.
225 E 60th St
If you want a massive frozen hot chocolate, Serendipity 3 is your spot. You can get the frozen hot chocolate in 5 different forms – the original, Peanut Butter, Mint Chocolate, Salted Caramel, or S’mores.