Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these decadent chocolate desserts in NYC.
Few sweet treats are as synonymous with the term “splurge” as chocolate – and The Big Apple has more than its fair share of chocolatey options. All locals have their own personal favorites, whether it’s a cupcake at a family-owned bakery around the corner or a posh patisserie at a French hotspot. But that doesn’t mean you can’t discover a new chocolate obsession. Put calorie counting on hold for a moment and spoil yourself with these ten incredible chocolate desserts in NYC.
Chocolate Souffle at Craft, 43 E 19th St
When dining at Chef Tom Colicchio’s upscale restaurant, be sure to save room for the chocolate souffle with orange creamsicle ice cream.
Forbidden Broadway Sundae at Serendipity 3, 225 E 60th St
Home to the iconic frozen hot chocolate, Serendipity 3 also happens to serve up an epic hot fudge sundae with chocolate blackout cake, ice cream, hot fudge, and whipped cream. It’s a seriously decadent chocolate dessert – but we won’t judge if you don’t want to share.
Chocolate Banana Pudding at Magnolia Bakery, Multiple Locations
Magnolia Bakery’s banana pudding has its own cult following, but the chocolate version (made with chocolate pudding and crumbled Oreo-like cookies) is just as tasty as the original.
“Chocolate” at The NoMad Hotel, 1170 Broadway
Simply listed as “Chocolate” on the menu, The NoMad Hotel in NYC offers a decadent chocolate dessert consisting of malted ganache, dark chocolate fondant, and malt ice cream.
Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies at Levain Bakery, 167 W 74th St
Chef Rocco DiSpirito refers to these insanely gooey chocolate chip cookies as “the most important chocolate experience you’ll ever have in your life.” Good enough for us!
Royal Chocolate Mousse at Mille-Feuille Bakery, 2175 Broadway
This beautifully presented chocolate mousse is made with dark chocolate and a crunchy praline layer. Mille-Feuille can also create a larger, cake-sized version of the Royal Chocolate Mousse for birthdays and other events if you’re looking for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Chocolate Pizza at Max Brenner, 841 Broadway
Combine your love for pizza and chocolate in one go with Max Brenner’s iconic chocolate pizza. Choose from hazelnuts, bananas, peanut butter, and roasted marshmallow to pair with melted milk and white chocolate chunks; or order the works with all the toppings.
Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes at Two Little Red Hens, 1652 2nd Ave
For serious chocoholics in the city, it’s hard to beat the Brooklyn Blackout cupcake at Two Little Red Hens – a masterpiece of chocolate cake filled with chocolate pudding and topped with fudge frosting.
Dark Chocolate Fondue at Ayza Wine & Chocolate Bar, 11 W 31st St
Fondue is so fabulously retro. Dip away with Ayza’s dark chocolate fondue, served with goodies like marshmallows, pretzels, rice crispy treats, and strawberries.
Brownies at Fat Witch Bakery, 75 9th Ave
Located in Chelsea Market, Fat Witch Bakery is where locals and tourists go to get their brownie fix. Fat Witch has a bevy of delicious brownie flavors like walnut, caramel, and snow (white chocolate), but the original chocolate witch will always be a classic. There’s also “Baby Witches” available, so you can try a bite-sized version of each.
What are your favorite chocolate desserts in NYC?
And Tracy’s favorite way to eat chocolate is with sea salt.