Protein Confection

Meat options are added to dessert fare to balance flavor profiles

Implications - Merging flavor profiles and reinventing how sweet and savory flavors are experienced, brands are turning to unexpected meat and protein infusions to invigorate consumer palates. Adding ingredients like bacon and steak to cotton candy and yogurt, food brands are collaborating to not only reinvent flavors, but also to showcase how protein and nutrients can be experienced in fun, alternative ways.
SCORE: 4.7
This Year and Mild Top 6 Examples: 3,007 Total Clicks Jul 15 - Aug 16
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Bone Marrow-Stuffed Donuts - This Donut Features a Chocolate Filling Made from Roasted Bone Marrow
SCORE: 7
Warm 740 Clicks Pub: May 11, 16
Bone Marrow-Stuffed Donuts
This Donut Features a Chocolate Filling Made from Roasted Bone Marrow
New York City butcher shop Hudson & Charles recently teamed up with the Doughnut Project to create an unusual pastry stuffed with roasted bone marrow. While donuts have been made with everything... [More]
Meaty Cotton Candy Confections - This Bizarre Dish Combines Sweet Candy Floss with Savory Pork Belly
SCORE: 4
Mild 1,017 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 15
Meaty Cotton Candy Confections
This Bizarre Dish Combines Sweet Candy Floss with Savory Pork Belly
Brooklyn’s ‘Carnem Prime Steakhouse’ is offering a strange new dish, which combines sweet candy floss with slices of biased pork belly. The bizarre dish was created by Executive... [More]
Bacon-Covered Twinkies - These Meat-Filled Corner Store Treats Offer Savory and Sweet Flavors
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 242 Clicks Pub: Feb 11, 16
Bacon-Covered Twinkies
These Meat-Filled Corner Store Treats Offer Savory and Sweet Flavors
Offering a unique eating experience to the popular corner store treats are these bacon-covered Twinkies by Oh, Bite It! that creatively combine sweet and salty flavors in an unconventional blending... [More]
Pork-Topped Pastries - The 2016 Canadian National Exhibition Will Serve Pulled Pork Cinnamon Rolls
SCORE: 5.3
This Year and Mild 184 Clicks Pub: Aug 19, 16
Pork-Topped Pastries
The 2016 Canadian National Exhibition Will Serve Pulled Pork Cinnamon Rolls
Continuing its tradition of serving up strange and innovative food products, the 2016 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) will be offering pulled pork cinnamon rolls alongside other unusual treats.... [More]
Chicken Gelato Desserts - This Chicken-Based Gelato Flavor Functions as an Aperitif
SCORE: 3.2
Untested 729 Clicks Pub: Feb 13, 16
Chicken Gelato Desserts
This Chicken-Based Gelato Flavor Functions as an Aperitif
Micarna is a meat producer from Switzerland that is now trying its hand at the world of desserts with an unconventional gelato flavor. The brand recently unveiled its ‘Chicken Gelati,’... [More]
Savory Meat Donuts - The Doughnut Project Serves Deep Fried Pastries Topped with Salty Ingredients
SCORE: 2.9
Untested 95 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 16
Savory Meat Donuts
The Doughnut Project Serves Deep Fried Pastries Topped with Salty Ingredients
The Doughnut Project is an eatery that focuses on the deep fried pastries with a savory theme focused on the inclusion of meat ingredients as toppings in honor of the themed ‘Meat Week’... [More]
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