Cupcakes, croissants and pies have swept through the five boroughs and Queens has definitely gotten in on the dessert trends. But that isn't all it has to offer. The borough is still home to a plethora of traditional ethnic bakeries selling everything from loukoumades in Astoria to brownies in Bayside.
Lulu's has been a neighborhood go-to for over a decade for cakes and what might be some of the best tiramisu in the city.
Du Bois is a veritable Queens institution and the perfect stop for any treat that involves dollops of fresh whipped sweet cream, like their famous Strawberry Shortcake.
Astoria is filled with Greek bakeries, but Artopolis is one of the best in town. They're baking up beautiful and tasty treats from the Isles perfect for afternoon coffee or midnight dessert.
Located in a oft-forgotten about nook of Astoria, Astor Bake Shop specializes in daytime pastry treats that pair well with coffee, after one of their burgers.
Over the past few years, dessert lovers have been flocking to Cannelle Patisserie for a taste of flaky croissants and custardy cannelles.
Teaspoon is relatively new for the Boulevard, but it instantly made its presence known with great coffee and delicious sweet treats. Bonus: it's by where all the parking is.
It's hard to pass through the chaos that is Main Street without stopping by New Flushing for a quick egg custard tart or bun filled with buttercream.
Martha's Country Bakery is a Queens-only chain of cozy little shops great for finding the homemade versions of American classics.
It's not often that a bakery opening in Queens is *huge* news to foodies, but this one was. That's how rare it is for a classic French bakeries to churn out perfect pastries in Forest Hills.