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From Ornate Floral Ice Creams to Gourmet Emoji Desserts

 - Aug 16, 2017
From pastry-wine pairing menus to artisanal funnel cake menus, these gourmet dessert innovations showcase the embracing of halfway healthy dessert options that combine fresh, organic ingredients with natural flavors to create upscaled takes on classic dishes.

A great example of this shift includes the new macaron ice cream sandwiches available from cult Parisian patisserie Ladurée. The macaron-inspired ice cream sandwiches is just one of the gourmet takes on ice cream sandwiches that is making a splash online.

With a new location just having opened in Toronto, the Dazzling Cafe is a Taipei-based dessert cafe brand known for its menu of wonderfully over-the-top dessert dishes, such as the 'Honey Toast,' which sees thick slices of bread topped with decadent sweets like fresh fruit, macarons, ice cream and icing.