There's nothing quite like indulging yourself with the sugary taste of a dessert item and these gourmet artisan sweets turn traditional junk food favorites into upscale confectionaries that are perfect for posh occasions. Trend Hunter's editor Jana Pijak discuess her top picks for gourmet junk food.
Popular junk food items like cakes, S'mores, chips and lollipops are receiving a gourmet makeover in order to add a more elegant touch to popular treats. Pairings like chocolate-covered chips by food blogger Joy the Baker and artisan matcha green tea lollipops by Etsy seller The Groovy Baker are great examples of traditional junk foods given a modern and indulgent makeover by adding fun new ingredients. The concept that junk food can be considered gourmet is a fun way to tap into nostalgic food items and revamp them for the 21st century food connoisseur.