The holidays are a time for indulges. As temperatures drop and gatherings with friends and family members take precedence, calorie-counting is pushed to the back burner. We bake cookies, savor sweets and sip eggnog and hot chocolate. Our cravings tend toward the deliciously rich and drool-worthy. Luckily, even the sweetest of teeth will be satisfied by these dessert options—which can all be enjoyed without ever having to leave the comfort of Humphrey Street.
What: Baked Alaska
This signature dessert at Anthony’s features ice cream and cake topped with Meringue and strawberry sauce.
Where: Anthony’s Pier 4 Café, 153 Humphrey St.
What: Chocolate soufflé
With a delicious molten center and a light, springy exterior, the soufflé, topped with ice cream, is pure chocolaty decadence from the inside out.
Where: GBar and Kitchen, 256 Humphrey St.
What: S’More sundae
Deconstructing a s’more, this sundae features a brownie in a pool of toasted marshmallow sauce, topped with ice cream, graham cracker crumbs, hot fudge and berries. It certainly surpasses the campfire-version.
Where: Mission on the Bay, 141 Humphrey St.
What: Brownie sundae
A far cry from your average sundae, this chocolate chip brownie is served with
ginger ice cream and drizzled with chocolate sauce, crushed peanuts and fresh
Where: Nguyen’s, 286 Humphrey St.
Photos: Jen Meli