Treat Yourself: Desserts That Are Totally Spectacular

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Dessert may be the best part of the meal, but why not try something different? We rounded up some of the weirdest and most spectacular treats that NYC has to offer. From deep-fried chocolate bars to frozen hot chocolate to an unforgettable ice cream cereal swirl, you’ll want to save room for these sweet inventions. Chocoholic? Candy crazy? This list has something for everyone. Flip through and start salivating.

Look By Plant Love House’s Sizzling Brownie

Brooklyn fans of the Elmhurst, Queens family business Plant Love House will be thrilled to learn the tasty Thai restaurant recently opened Look By Plant Love House in Prospect Heights. In addition to delicious entrees, the new location is serving the eatery's unique and decadent desserts. Our pick is the dramatic "Sizzling Brownie", which is a homemade, warm brownie served on a piping hot plate and topped with marshmallow, caramel and chocolate fudge cream right before your very eyes. (Yes, it sizzles.) Also worth trying: the Volcano Roti, crisp fried dough on a hot plate, crowned with bananas, milo powder condensed milk and marshmallows, or the more restrained Plant Love Toast, a sweet bread served with bananas and vanilla ice cream. 622 Washington Ave. Prospect Heights 718.622-0026 Online: <a target="_blank" href="http://plantlovehouse.wix.com/thai">plantlovehouse</a&gt; <em>photo: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/look-by-plant-love-house-brooklyn-2?select=Rn5iWtc0js1UCcXj78sapg">Mike C. </a>via Yelp</em>fuck
  • Spot Dessert Bar’s Dessert Tapas
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM
  • Sugar and Plum Dessert
  • ChipShop’s Deep Fried Chocolate
  • Popbar’s Gelato on a Stick
  • Serendipity 3’s Frrrozen Hot Chocolate
  • KITH Treats Ice Cream Swirl
  • Sweet & Sara’s Vegan Smores
  • Corner of Vermont’s Maple Creemee

What’s your favorite special treat for kids in NYC? Tell us in the comments!

–Michelle McIvor Cohen