Delhi’s Sweet Tooth’s Bucket List

Delhi’s sweet tooth is as well known as its obsession with food. While covering them all is a task that seems impossible, we still gave it a shot and found these gems that have to be on every Delhi dweller’s bucket list.

  1. The Zen Forrest @ The Fatty Bao

This dessert is a deconstructed roller coaster ride for the palate. The sweetness of the ice cream is balanced by the mellow freshness of the sorbet. The platter recreates a forest-y extravaganza complete with earthy tones immaculately blended with hints of bright shades. A delight feast both for the eyes and the taste buds.

2d

Location: 2nd Floor, Sangam Courtyard, RK Puram, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station:  Chattarpur/ Hauz Khas

 

  1. Gulab jamun cheesecake @ Eau de Monsoon

If you’re confused between a cake and gulab jamuns, now you know where to go. Fusion food is hitting the foodies right in the heart. This is a ‘no-bake’ Indian cheesecake made with paneer, hung yoghurt and gulab jamun.

1d

Location:Le Meridien, Windsor Place, Janpath, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

 

  1. Red velvet cake @ Elma’s Bakery

Who doesn’t know about Elma’s popular pot of tea and red velvet cake. So rich , so delicious ; the taste stays with you like no other. This place makes the best red velvet cake in town. If you disagree, let us know where to try it next.

3d

Location:31, 2nd Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

 

  1. Macarons @ L’Opera

This high-end, authentic pastry and bakery house specializes in French cuisine. Their Macarons has something to suit every palate with our exciting flavours such as Chocolate, Coffee, Pralin Mocha, Passion Fruit, Vanilla, Pistachio, Lemon, Salty Caramel, Speculos, Raspberry, Rose which are sold by piece to enable you to choose your own assortment. If your friend is going through a tough day, this is your best shot at making them feel a little less gloomy.

4d

Locations: L’Opera outlets across the city

 

  1. Chocolate mint ice cream rolls@ Ice Pan Creamery

First of, this place smells and looks like an exquisite ice-cream heaven. Secondly, you’re not only going to fall in love with this flavour but watching it made especially for you using that engrossing technique of making ice cream will make your day ten times better. We don’t have anything against you ordering dessert before main course, but the Ice Pan Creamery works best as a mouth freshener post-meals.

5d

Locations: Pacific Mall, DLF Place and Galleria

 

  1. Daulat ki chaat @ Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is famous for this dessert and it is advisable to have it as much as you can before it is too late.  This unique milk based dessert that is sold only in winters  on the streets of Chandni Chowk & not in the famous Sweet Shops. This legendary dessert has survived the test of time because of its richness and the Delhiites’ craving for it.

6d

Location: Sellers lined up in Parathewali Gali, Nai Sarak and  Chawri Bazaar

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk

 

  1. Fruit kulfi @ chandni chowk

Fruit Kulfis are found in several shops in Chandni Chowk exhibiting an authentic flavor as they are made from real fruits. Over 60 varieties of Kulfis ranging from the traditional Pista Malai Kulfi to  flavors such as Paan Kulfi, Blackberry Sharbat Kulfi, Rose Kulfi, Anar Kulfi and Kiwi Kulfi are available at an economical rate of about Rs 30-50 per Kulfi. By now you’ve probably noticed the pattern, but if you haven’t, Delhi believes in having both rather than choosing between two desserts. In this case, it’s kulfi and fruit. Mango to be specific.

7d

Kuremal Mohanlal Kulfiwale: Plot No. 1165-66, Kucha Pati Ram, Sitaram Bazaar, Chandni Chowk

Lala Duli Chand Naresh Gupta: 934, Kucha Pati Ram, Sitaram Bazar, Chandni Chowk

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk

 

  1. Flambed Gulab Jamun @ Indian accent

As much as we enjoy savouring a carefully concocted meal at any premier fine-dining restaurant in the city, nothing beats the gastronomic pleasure of feasting on a revamped version of a classical dish. Flambed Gulab Jamun is just that and we are loving it. Plating the classic Indian dessert the French way is something only an extravagant meal can prep you for.

8d

Location: The Manor, 77, Friends Colony, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station: Jangpura

 

  1. Beetroot halwa (sugar free) @ Raas

For all of you trying to stick to a sugar-free diet, Raas, with its Sufi music blended with a zen ambience with large French windows, comes to your rescue with the dessert lightest on your waistline.

9d

Location: 9-A, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Nearest Metro Station: Green Park

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