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The round up: sate your sweet tooth at Brisbane's best dessert spots
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The round up: sate your sweet tooth at Brisbane’s best dessert spots

Let’s be honest with ourselves – it doesn’t matter what you’ve had for dinner, there’s always room for dessert. Brisbane is absolutely flush with spots to get your sugar fix, whether it be in a decadent cake, a few weighty scoops of ice-cream or a dozen doughnuts. So you can satisfy your sweet tooth, we’ve put together a list some seriously decadent dessert spots in Brisbane. more

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Dessert gods Connoisseur and Koko Black team up to create two new ice-cream flavours
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Dessert gods Connoisseur and Koko Black team up to create two new ice-cream flavours

Chocolate or ice-cream? If there was ever a moment where we had to choose our favourite of the two, we think we would spontaneously combust before we could give an answer. Thankfully, that won't be necessary as beloved ice-cream brand Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream has partnered with cherished artisan chocolatier Koko Black to meld these treasured sweets together to create a scrumptious new ice-cream range. In more good news, you can get your hands on these indulgent creations as of today, Thursday October 14, which just so happens to be World Dessert Day. more

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Christmas is coming early – Beanvent is the new specialty-coffee advent calendar from ’Feind Coffee
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Christmas is coming early – Beanvent is the new specialty-coffee advent calendar from ’Feind Coffee

Whether it's a gift from your rellies or you've decided to buy one for yourself (this is a judgement-free space), one of our favourite festive season goodies is an advent calendar. Thankfully for us, more and more of these treat-filled Christmas countdowns are geared towards adult tastes. If you're looking for a more sophisticated, grown-up calendar this year that will still offer a daily dose of decadence, then we have found the perfect December pick-me-up – Beanvent! Created by the caffeine enthusiasts behind ’Feind Coffee, this specialty-coffee advent calendar offers 24 filter coffees that are sure to tantalise even the most hard-to-please java-bean lovers. more

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Crumbtastic! Green's has launched a Golden Gaytime cake mix
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Crumbtastic! Green’s has launched a Golden Gaytime cake mix

Whether it's a hot summer's day or we're just craving a sweet treat, nothing hits the spot quite like a Golden Gaytime ice-cream. Now, the frozen national treasure and its signature crumb is set to be transformed into something only a gaggle of culinary geniuses could have concocted. Hold on to your spatulas, friends, as Green's has released Golden Gaytime cake mix and somewhere out there a certain baking matriarch that rhymes with Fetty Rocker is shaking. more

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The cookie captains at Ginger's Kitchen have launched a new range of covetable cakes
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The cookie captains at Ginger’s Kitchen have launched a new range of covetable cakes

If you're already madly in love with the small-back artisan cookies made by Ginger's Kitchen, you'll want to sit down for this bit of news. The burgeoning baked-goods concept is set to add a range of salivation-inducing cakes that come in flavours including ube velvet, vanilla and lemon curd, and old-fashioned brown-sugar caramel. Ditch the box cake mix – these bad boys should be your go-to celebration treat from now on. more

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Dreams crumb true – Mr Treat is now slinging cookies and soft-serve in Fortitude Valley
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Dreams crumb true – Mr Treat is now slinging cookies and soft-serve in Fortitude Valley

Attention treat-loving tragics looking to satiate their nighttime sweet cravings – you'll want to sit down for this. The crew behind Burleigh’s beloved Oh My, Waffle is looking to replicate its sugary success here in Brisbane with Mr Treat – a cookie and ice-cream concept that officially opened in Fortitude Valley over the weekend. If the sound of chunky and gooey loaded cookies and swirls of soft-serve imbued with sweet-tooth tickling mix-ins awakens a craving within you, read on to find out what this pint-sized dessert parlour has in store ... more

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Crispy M&M’s Choc Spread is a thing and we know where to snag some
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Crispy M&M’s Choc Spread is a thing and we know where to snag some

One of our favourite choccies to grace the confectionery aisle is no doubt M&M’s. These rainbow-hued morsels taste as sweet as they look and have been a beloved snack staple since childhood. Now, this darling treat has been smashed, swirled and jarred to create something so delicious, so ingenious that we just have to get our hands on it ASAP. Introducing Crispy M&M’s Choc Spread. more

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Dad-approved barbecue bites – treat your old man to Treasury Brisbane's primo Father's Day hamper
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Dad-approved barbecue bites – treat your old man to Treasury Brisbane’s primo Father’s Day hamper

For those who are still mentally in March, here is a stark reminder – we are already more than two thirds of the way through 2021. As the months on the calendar flip by, well, flippantly, we realise we need to get our affairs in order for a few upcoming celebrations. The next important date that is right around the corner? Father's Day, of course! And what better way to celebrate your dad than with Treasury Brisbane's take-home hamper of tantalising treats. This chef-prepared box will have him crowning you the favourite child for sure. more


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We like candy – FUNDAY Natural Sweets packs a punch without the sugar rush
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We like candy – FUNDAY Natural Sweets packs a punch without the sugar rush

As much as we are sweet tooths here at The Weekend Edition, whenever there is an opportunity to lower our sugar intake without compromising on taste, we'll take it. However, sugar-free sweets that don't skimp on flavour are hard to come by – until now. FUNDAY Natural Sweets is the new natural confectionery on the block, and is better for you than snacking on a supermarket alternative that may leave you with a funny tummy. more

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Get your paws on a box of Krispy Kreme's new Doggie Doughnuts
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Get your paws on a box of Krispy Kreme’s new Doggie Doughnuts

Our beloved pets are referred to as furbabies for a reason – although they might not be our actual offspring, we sure treat them as such. If you, like us, love spoiling your pooch with only the best of the best, we've just caught wind of the ulti-mutt treat for your furry friend – Krispy Kreme's brand-new Doggie Doughnuts. more

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Praise be – Gelato Messina is slinging cone-ception cookie pie kits
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Praise be – Gelato Messina is slinging cone-ception cookie pie kits

If lockdown has got you snacking like crazy, with food the only respite from the deep boredom that is birthed from staying indoors all day then we see you, fellow feeder. The welcome comfort of nibblies can boost our moods tenfold, and Gelato Messina's newest creation is a prime example of happiness in food form. Let's all give a warm welcome to the cone-ception cookie pie, a saucy and crunchy bake-at-home treat that is set to make your life oh-so-much sweeter. more

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Melbourne’s lauded Lune Croissanterie unveils its first interstate location in South Brisbane
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Melbourne’s lauded Lune Croissanterie unveils its first interstate location in South Brisbane

We're firm believers that art can be found anywhere and in any thing, and Lune Croissanterie's picture-perfect pastries are evidence of this. The Melbourne-born croissanterie is famed for its meticulous attention to detail and pinpoint execution, ensuring every morsel that emerges from its architecturally stunning production kitchen is damn-near flawless. Lune's anticipated brand-new expansion bracketing the South Brisbane-end of Fish Lane, which officially opens today, Thursday August 5, is sort of like a gallery – one that showcases globally acclaimed baked goods that are as pleasing on the palate as they are on the eye. We were invited to take a look inside Lune's kitchen and retail space before it opens in a lockdown-friendly guise – read on for the goods ... more

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Join Pie Town's Pie of the Month Club to gobble up a piece of limited-edition perfection
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Join Pie Town’s Pie of the Month Club to gobble up a piece of limited-edition perfection

If you're a regular consumer of oven-baked delights from a certain Montague Road pie shop, then we can spare you the details on how deliciously decadent Pie Town's American-style sweet and savoury creations are. For the not-so-familiar, we suggest following your nose to West End's charming culinary gem to get acquainted – because once you do, you'll be back for more ... and more ... and more. So much so, that you might as well just get a monthly pie membership. Well it's funny we say that, because now you can. more

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A batch made in heaven – Pepe Saya has teamed up with a beloved Canberra bakery to create butterscotch-rye cookie dough
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A batch made in heaven – Pepe Saya has teamed up with a beloved Canberra bakery to create butterscotch-rye cookie dough

When it comes to baked goods, there's not much that beats cookies fresh out of the oven. That's why our ears pricked up when we heard of Pepe Saya's new cookie-dough collaboration with famed Canberra-based bakehouse Three Mills Bakery. Combining the sweet flavours of butterscotch miso with rye, this scrumptious snack will warm your soul and sate your sweet tooth. more

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Celebrate Christmas in July with a rum-infused pudding from nodo
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Celebrate Christmas in July with a rum-infused pudding from nodo

It's the (second) most wonderful time of the year – Christmas in July! Whilst we may not see snow or Santa this winter, we can still pretend it's the merry season with mulled wine, hearty roast dinners and European-style markets. The baked-goods slingers at nodo are keen to join in on this festive action too and are gifting us its Christmas fruit puddings half a year early. more

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Curatorial Chocolates is bringing together Australia's finest artisan chocolates in one place
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Curatorial Chocolates is bringing together Australia’s finest artisan chocolates in one place

Those with a penchant for the sweeter things in life know the cold, hard fact that not all chocolate is created equal. Sometimes we crave a special type of choccy, one we can't find in the confectionery aisle of our local grocery store. However, there's no need to search far and wide for the perfect cacao-infused delicacy as you can now pop online to Curatorial Chocolates, a new online boutique full to the brim with treats from some of the best chocolate makers Australia has to offer. more

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Pavement Whispers: Volume 315 July 6
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Pavement Whispers: Volume 315 July 6

From news of a music, art and hospitality hub opening next week in Bowen Hills to a new bagel and filter coffee concept from the Zero Fox team, The Weekend Edition is always on the search for the latest food news in Brisbane, dedicated to ensuring its readers are in the know. When we put our ears to the pavement this week, this is what we found out … more

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The Milkman's Cookies is the newest straight-to-your-door cookie delivery company
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The Milkman’s Cookies is the newest straight-to-your-door cookie delivery company

The Weekend Edition team are fiends for a good cookie, and have been known to line the morning-tea table with choc-chip delights on the regular. That's why when we heard about a company that express ships freshly baked cookies Australia wide, we just had to share the sweet news with you, dear readers. If the sound of getting Lindt- and Nutella-infused cookies delivered straight to your door not only piques your interest but tickles your tastebuds too, then say hello to The Milkman's Cookies, a Gold Coast-born baked goods company that's on the rise (pun intended). more

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Get the scoop on Sanctuary Cove's new frozen dessert den Rosé Gelateria
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Get the scoop on Sanctuary Cove’s new frozen dessert den Rosé Gelateria

Just because winter has set in doesn't mean we suddenly stop craving cones overflowing with deliciously creamy gelato – no siree. If you too are fond of frozen treats all year round, say ciao to Sanctuary Cove's newest sweet-treat dispensary, Rosé Gelateria. With dreamy rose-hued French-washed walls juxtaposed against crisp white bench seating, brushed-gold accents and plush velvet cushions, the space is awe-inspiringly beautiful. Aesthetics aside, we all know it’s what’s inside that counts and trust us when we say – this place is the goods. Here's the scoop on this pretty and tasty newcomer ... more