Having a bad day? Treat yourself, and indulge your sweet tooth with some of the most sugary and chocolaty food in Rochester, NY. Local Rochester bakeries and sweet shops offer a wide selection of decadent, homemade cakes, cupcakes, cashew and pecan croquettes, chocolates, and French macarons. Here are some local favorites:
Sweet Sammie Jane’s Serves Up Traditional French Macarons
“Since the meringue-based cookies (not to be confused with coconut macaroons) were introduced a couple of weeks ago, they have sold out regularly,” The Democrat and Chronicle reported last year. The French favorite has been so popular, Sweet Sammie Jane’s “premier provider.” “Looking for French Macarons? We are Rochester’s premier provider for these delectable French delicacies. We’ve created over 40 different flavors which we rotate weekly in our shop,” Sweet Sammie Jane’s website states.
Try Hundreds of Unique Cupcake Flavors
Dolce Cupcakery rotates a selection of eight to 10 flavors per day, with at least 100 in total. The independently owned cupcakery serves hundreds of unique flavors, including gluten-free varieties. Choose from a traditional, vanilla bean cupcake (“a vanilla bean cupcake topped with vanilla bean buttercream”) to Italian rainbow cookie-inspired cupcakes with “tri-colored almond layer cake, filled and dipped in chocolate ganache, with tri-color almond swirled buttercream and topped with lots of chocolate sprinkles” (according to the bakery website). Dolce Cupcakery caters Rochester events, including weddings and birthday parties.
Indulge in Homemade Chocolates
Rochester candy shop Stever’s Candy have bringing a sweet tooth to Rochester food since 1946. Rochester NY local can choose from “smooth creams, crunchy chips, fudges, jellies, chewy nougats, nut brittles, and wonderful caramels,” the official site reveals. Stever’s Candy also sells sherbet squares, hostess mints, orange chip bark, and chocolate clusters.
Indulge your sweet tooth, or browse unique and delicious cupcake selections for Rochester events. Pick up some macarons at Sweet Sammie Jane’s, try unique cupcakes at the Dolce Cupcakery, or enjoy rich chocolates at Stever’s Candy.