A hunt for one-of-a-kind baked treats, in the diverse borough of Queens, turns up a unique spin on the German chocolate cake, Uruguayan sandwich cookies, and a sweet concoction called the "Frankencrispie".
Season 6 begins with a look at incredible sweet treats found in Hawaii. Included: celebrity chef Lee Anne Wong serves brunch at "Koko Head Café". Also: "Via Gelato" and "The Pig and the Lady" are visited.
Three restaurants in New York City, that have shaken up the world of sweets, are visited. First stop is Dominique Ansel Kitchen, which serves desserts made to order. Later, the staff at "Good Batch" put a new spin on ice cream sandwiches.
Highlights of a sweet trip to Charleston, South Carolina, include cinnamon and blueberry biscuits; a peanut-butter-and-Sriracha croissant; coconut cake in a jar; and something called a caramelita bar, which is part brownie, part blondie and part cookie.
Sweet ways to start the day. Included: donuts made with mashed potatoes in Portland, Maine; orange rolls and a berry sweet cheese kolache in Brooklyn, New York; and carrot-cake pancakes and fried-chicken-and-waffle sandwiches in Charleston, South Carolina.
"Tandem Coffee and Bakery" in Portland, Maine, has coconut-almond cream pie and strawberry-almond cornmeal cake on the menu; peanut butter, dark chocolate and chipotle are combined to make the PB&C at "EVO Craft Bakery" in Charleston, South Carolina.
Classic desserts are given a modern twist. Included: a shake with the flavors of a German chocolate cake in San Francisco, California; a unique four-layer carrot cake in Portland, Oregon; and innovative donuts from "Elsie's Parlor" in Brooklyn, New York.