Twelve pathways to on-trend, signature desserts
Four opportunities for the sweet side of the menu
Milk Bar in New York started the cereal milk craze a few years back. Now, operators are maximizing the emotional tie most diners have to cereal, then upping the game by featuring both the cereal milk and cereal in pancakes, cocktails, desserts and more.
Look southward for the next big thing in dessert texture—buñuelos. Here are four opportunities to showcase buñuelos in trend-forward dessert applications.
Exploring the versatility of the avocado, this Sweet Avocado Surrender Sundae stars avocado-mango ice cream, Mexican hot chocolate sauce and chocolate-chipotle avocado doughnut holes.
When it comes to desserts, dining consumers want to be surprised and delighted. Enter modern texture. In this age of complex flavor experiences, we’ve moved well beyond sprinkles and tuiles. Here are five examples of pitch-perfect textural play in modern desserts.
Ousia offers its Donut Pikilia: Housemade sampler of Halva Mousse with hazelnut chocolate, Mastiha Yogurt Mousse with pistachio glaze, and Spiced Apple
We profile four desserts all of which convey the constant tinkering with desserts that results in a “best” flavor build
Infusing a brand’s personality into dessert offerings marks a sweet opportunity today
In Indian mash-ups, subtle moves show up as a gentle touch, an easing in of flavor. The result is significant, offering delicious flavor discovery
Greek yogurt offers a pleasing balance between acidity and richness to desserts. Use it in Greek Yogurt Icing, Frozen Greek Yogurt and Almond Panna Cotta.
When it comes to sundaes, chefs are upping the flavor and textural ante, choosing intriguing combinations and pulling in on-trend ingredients.
Modern nachos are showcasing unexpected flavor systems
Tap into these menu-ready dessert trends for prime opportunities
Cheesecake offers a rich canvas for fun, modern flavor innovation
New Trends Outside the Big Easy
As more chefs modernize nostalgic desserts, both consumer expectation and menu opportunity go up.
Shareable dessert trios, selections and flights offer mini adventures at the end of a meal.
Pie and cake lovers can be as divisive about their dessert preferences as dog and cat people, but chefs are finding new and old ways to court both factions.
In a world that values housemade, speed-scratch lends a helping hand
Turn the nostalgic frozen treat into a signature dessert
Sweetness rules the dessert menu, but subtle flavor touches add distinction
What strategies yield desserts that fulfill demanding expectations?
The ruler of the dessert menu is going strong and responding to changing times and tastes