Cupcake concepts might have peaked, but bite-size cupcakes are here to stay. The tiny treats feel like an indulgence but don’t add up to a lot of calories. At Babycakes, the carrot cupcakes crowned with creamy white frosting are best sellers.
Salted caramel continues to trend on menus, especially in beverages and desserts. Chaya Brasserie capitalizes on the flavor’s popularity by incorporating it into homemade ice cream that’s sandwiched between spiced oatmeal cookies. Stockpile the mini ice cream sandwiches to grab and go.
To lighten and modernize the classic strawberry shortcake, Chef DaSilva uses crispy phyllo leaves instead of biscuits and layers mascarpone whipped with sour cream and fresh local strawberries. The dessert works equally well as a grand finale to dinner or a sweet accompaniment to a cup of afternoon...
These single-serving plum pies fit well into today’s snacking style. They’re portable and handheld, making them easy for customers to tote and enjoy for an afternoon treat. Chef Elliott likes to use a combo of red and black plums.