1. Fika2211 Broadway, New York
2. Bouchon Bakery Cookies10 Columbus Circle, New York
3. The City Bakery3 W 18th St, New York
4. Empire Cake112 8th Ave, New York
5. Little Miss Muffin 'n' Her Stuffin'768 Washington Ave, Brooklyn
6. Blue Sky Bakery53 5th Ave, Brooklyn
7. Ted & Honey264 Clinton St, Brooklyn
With nine different locations around NYC, Fika is a definite go-to for fresh coffee (made with traditional Swedish slow-roasting techniques), and fine chocolates and pastries.
Thomas Keller's bastion of lady-pleasing treats is celebrating love with devourable action like devil's food Cupid Cupcakes w/ passion fruit caramel center; shortbread Expression cookies with candy-heart phrases; and heart-shaped everything.
This bakery-cum-farmers market is an exceptional place to dive into to get away from the bustle of Union Square. They're acclaimed for their hot chocolate, but are still front-runners in mostly everything.
This pastry shop features custom and specialty cakes of all varieties, from traditional wedding cakes, to one-of-a-kind birthday cakes, as well as cookies, brownies, snack cakes, muffins, and more.
This unassuming little Trini spot along Washington Ave in Prospect Heights specializes in homemade meat patties native to the Caribbean. From jerk chicken to spicy beef, the meat stuffed into these pastry patties are packed with flavor. There are plenty of daily specials from a roster of Caribbean standards in addition to a bakery case of sweets, like rich and dense cookies. The incredibly fast and friendly service attracts repeat customers despite the minimal seating and bare-bones interior.
This Park Slope bakery makes some of the best confections around, specializing in muffins and cupcakes that are made from scratch using locally sourced ingredients.