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National Dessert Day: Celebrate fun NYC desserts with your kids

Your guide to feting National Dessert Day in NYC, including where to find the best desserts in the city for kids.

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Cake pops from Stick & Pop

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Magic Soufflé from Dominique Ansel Bakery

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Cheese blintzes from Barney Greengrass

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Crack Pie from Milkbar

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    "Chocolate Chip Deliciousness" pudding from Sugar Sweet Sunshine

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Macarons from Vendôme

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Churros and chocolate from La Churreira

  • Photograph: Virginia Rollison

    Cornbread Sundae at Odd Fellows Ice Cream Co

  • Photograph: Camille A Fernandez

    Cake cups from Bee's Knees

  • Photograph: Jessica Lin

    Frozen Hot Chocolate from Serendipity 3

Photograph: Jessica Lin

Cake pops from Stick & Pop


One of October's most worthy holidays is National Dessert Day. The holiday's origins may be obscure but its intentions are clear: Desserts deserve the spotlight once a year, at the very least. New Yorkers can celebrate the holiday by seeking out our favorite desserts in the city—with the kids in tow, of course.


When is National Dessert Day?

Don't forget to plan a visit to one of the best dessert spots in NYC this year. National Dessert Day will fall on Monday, October 14, 2013.

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Churros and chocolate from La Churreira

Churros and chocolate from La Churreira Photograph: Jessica Lin

"I can't wait to get my hands on all of this! Are there any pink cupcakes? I like pink, so I want to try those." Mayla, 5, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

"I can't wait to get my hands on all of this! Are there any pink cupcakes? I like pink, so I want to try those." Mayla, 5, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

Cornbread Sundae at Odd Fellows Ice Cream Co

Cornbread Sundae at Odd Fellows Ice Cream Co Photograph: Virginia Rollison

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606 R&D Photograph: Alvina Lai



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