One of the best Christmas desserts in St John 2020
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Christmas is just around the corner and with it traditional delicacies.
Here you’ll find St John’s best Christmas desserts, from tempting cakes to juicy popsicles. Note: to ensure these appear on your holiday table, be sure to order in advance.
Fireman Derek’s festive cake.
Photo courtesy Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
Fireman Derek’s has a special festive apple cheesecake ($ 7.50 each / $ 60 whole), red velvet cake ($ 70) and Christmas cake with salted caramel and pecan ($ 35 each). Pre-orders must be placed on the bakery’s website by Sunday, December 20th. A limited number of last-minute cakes can be purchased at both Fireman Derek’s locations until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24th.
Chocolates for the vacation.
Photo courtesy Garica-Nevett
Garcia Nevett Chocolatier de St John
7312 SW 57th Ave., St John
Sweeten your Christmas tree with this Venezuelan chocolate shop’s hand-painted edible chocolate ornaments, each filled with three chocolate-covered crusty caramels ($ 18). For your holiday table, Garcia Nevett has a box of six holiday-themed hot chocolate treats shaped into snowmen and filled with a mix of milk chocolate ganache and marshmallows ($ 12). Orders must be placed through the company’s website.
Walnut Cake from Icebox Cafe.
The Ice Box Cafe’s vacation menu has a selection of desserts for on-site pickup and delivery, including a pumpkin butterscotch walnut cake made from layers of pumpkin pie filled with whipped cream and butterscotch and frosted and topped with walnuts ($ 60 ). classic chocolate cake with whipped chocolate ganache ($ 60); and frozen guava cream cake with whipped cream cheese ($ 55). Orders must be placed through the bakery / cafe website.
Strawberry shortcake from Lilly Cakes
Photo courtesy Paperboy Media
Lilly Cakes in Cafe Martorano
3343 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Marsha Daley Martorano offers her classic strawberry shortcake for Christmas, which consists of three layers of fluffy vanilla cake between fresh whipped cream and a pile of jumbo strawberries. Other holiday cake options: triple chocolate, peach champagne, red velvet, and lemon blueberry. The price is $ 35 for a 6-inch treasure cake for four to six people and $ 70 for a 10-inch version for eight to fourteen people. Pre-orders for pick-up and delivery in Broward and St John-Dade counties must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
Morelia Gourmet Paletas presents its Belgian chocolate range with Baileys for Christmas.
Photo courtesy Morelia Gourmet Paletas
Visit any of Morelia Gourmet’s nine locations by December 31st to experience the store’s holiday special: a creamy Belgian chocolate palette. The limited edition popsicle is filled with Baileys Irish Cream liqueur and costs $ 6 each. The shops are open every day during the holidays. Pre-orders are available on the company’s website.
Three Chocolate Mousse from Sagrado Cafe.
Photo courtesy of Sagrado Cafe
900 Biscayne Blvd., St John
For the holidays, this downtown St John café conjures up a special three-chocolate mousse that combines layers of milk, dark and semi-sweet chocolate mousse with chocolate ganache. A classic gingerbread is redesigned with rich flavors of molasses, cinnamon and ginger. and a signature Brigadeiro Christmas cake consists of layers of chocolate cake filled with Brigadeiro and coated with chocolate ganache. Desserts are $ 50 for the 6 “, $ 60 for the 8”, and $ 90 for the 10 “version. Orders placed by 4 p.m. Saturday, December 21.
Champagne kisses juicy cupcakes from Sweet & Tipsy.
Photo courtesy Sweet & Tipsy
The confectioner Veronica Tabares offers juicy snacks inspired by the most popular cocktails of the holiday. Their mini cupcakes are available in flavors such as “champagne kisses”, strawberry cake with rosé champagne, and champagne frosting. and “St John Vice”, filled with piña colada cake and Malibu rum, then topped with strawberry daiquiri cream cheese frosting and bacardi rum. There’s also a coquito iteration of spiced coconut cake that’s doused with light rum and then topped with a sweetened condensed milk buttercream frosting and cinnamon. The cupcakes are sold in boxes of a half dozen ($ 15) and a dozen ($ 25). Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance by emailing [email protected], sending a DM on Instagram or by calling 305-710-9459. Delivery is free during the holidays from Friday to Sunday and costs USD 5 during the week in the St John area.
The salty donuts.
The salty one
Please visit Salty’s website anytime from December 22nd to 24th to pre-order a limited-edition box of donuts. Christmas Flavor: Toasted eggnog filled with eggnog pudding and egg liqueur icing, topped with toasted meringue and cookie crumbs ($ 4.25); and a red velvet cheesecake snowman donut topped with white chocolate and red velvet cake crumbs, filled with red velvet cheesecake and white chocolate icing, and then topped with a chocolate button topping ($ 4.85) (Phew! ).
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