Pecan Pie at The Salt House: Does it get better than the medley of caramel, honey, praline and ice cream? The Salt House’s latest addition to their dessert menu is a blissful pecan pie. The sweet, buttery textures work wonders together. We’re talking nutty praline that adds in a bit of a crunch, ice cream that is oh-so-creamy and honeyed caramel with the perfect consistency
Egyptian Baklava at Ølterra: If you’re looking for a coconut-y fix, Ølterra’s Egyptian baklava is your answer! An oven-baked, handmade dessert, the Egyptian baklava sees delightful layers of filo pastry smothering beds of exotic nuts. The Greek pub serves their baklava with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a hint of mint — which has garnered this delectable dessert quite the reputation
Coconut Cream and Caramel Ice cream at FabCafe: Chef Sunil Chauhan of FabCafe has a range of artisanal ice-creams that score big on the health front. The coconut cream and caramel ice cream is vegan, gluten-free and scrumptious. A dreamy concoction with luscious textures and sweet notes of palm jaggery – this coconut cream and caramel ice cream is a real treat!
Vanilla Tart at Patisserie by Franziska: Light and airy, this tart is the epitome of summer desserts. Its essence is the fresh notes of Kerala vanilla sablé ganache coupled with joconde, mousse and glaze! Other summery picks at this patisserie on Russel Street are the classic cheesecake, lemon meringue tart and blueberry vanilla tart
Gondhoraj Lemon Cheesecake Brulee at Trapeze: This restro bar on Russel Street whips up an interesting version of the French crème brûlée. A touch of gondhoraj lebu is what draws everyone to this concoction! Its citrusy notes accent the creaminess of the rich crème brûlée resulting in a unique flavour that sings summer
Tiramisu at LMNOQ: Park Street’s newest skybar adds a delectable spin to this classic Italian dessert. If you’re a sucker for a good tiramisu, LMNOQ’s will be your go-to fix. They serve up an intoxicating blend of mascarpone cheese and coffee liqueur that will leave you wanting more. Try it alongside their phenomenal Tutti Frutti (a twist on Park Street’s classic ice cream) and Mishti Doi Panna Cotta
Oven-Baked Cheesecake at One8 Commune: The cult classic oven-baked cheesecake only levels up with a dash of berry compote and icing sugar dust, and the restaurant chain run by Virat Kohli does this the best. The freshness of the berries elevates the cheesecake while the drizzle of icing sugar packs in a sweet punch with every bite. The plate? It’s pretty as a picture with a bunch of caramelised popcorn placed on top!
Gondhoraj Tart at Little Pleasures: The charming dessert at Kolkata’s chic French patisserie melds classic French baking with the flavours of Bengal in a manner that catches everyone off guard. The fluffy bake has a delicate crispy shell and is topped with a luscious meringue that leaves you longing for more!
Budino at Fabbrica: Fabbrica’s budino is the rich chocolate-y pudding cup that brings back happy childhood memories. It’s a velvety dessert made with 76% chocolate, an intoxicating in-house caramel and decadent white chocolate, which makes for a delicious and summery dessert that’s breathy and yet, packed with flavour
Triple Decker Cream and Crunch at Burma Burma: A dollop of cheese with your dessert, anyone? Burma Burma’s triple-decker cream and crunch is a magical combination of caramelised white chocolate, pickled berries and a burst of sinful secret ingredients that adds a dash of sweetness. This desert, designed by Vinesh Johny and Prathana Narang, is an ode to nostalgic flavours that have been juxtaposed with a contemporary flair to fit the modern palate. And oh, how it does!